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Table 1 Details for each neurofibroma resected at the first and second operation

From: The correlation between clinical, nuclear and histologic findings in a patient with Von Recklinghausen's disease

  Neurofibroma Location Type Pain Growth Size (cm) FDG score Amount Pseudo capsule Glut-1 HK II
Operation 1 I R buttock NP + + 2 + 4 - - ++
  II R buttock 2 SC + + 4 + 3 + - +
  III R flank SC - - 4 - 1 + - +
  IV Abdomen NP - - 1.5 - 1 - - +
  V L upper arm C - - 1 - 1 - - ++
  VI Pubic area C - - 1 - 1 - - ++
  VII L calf C + - 1 + 3 - - +
  VIII R lower leg DP - - 1.5 - 1 - - ++
  IX L ankle SC + + 4 + 4 + - +
  X L knee SC - - 1 - 1 - - -
Operation 2 I Sternum DP - - 1.5 - 1 - - +
  II R wrist rad SC - - 4 - 1 - - +++
  III R wrist uln NP + + 5 + 3 + - ++
  IV L breast DP - - 2.5 - 1 - - +
  V R upper leg SC - - 6 + 3 + - +++
  VI L wrist prox C - - 3 + 4 - - -
  VII L wrist dist C - - 8 + 3 + - ++
  VIII L arm pit SC - - 5 + 4 + - ++
  IX R scapula SC + - 3 - 1 - - +
  X Lower back C - - 1 - 1 - - +++
  1. R = right, L = left, NP = nodular plexiform, SC = subcutaneous, C = cutaneous, DP = diffuse plexiform, Pain: + = pain, – = no pain, Growth: + = growth, – = no growth, Size: size on MRI in centimetres (cm) FDG uptake: + = accumulation of 18FDG on PET scanning, – = no uptake, Amount (see text): semi quantitative measurement of 18FDG uptake, Pseudo C: + formation of a pseudo capsule, – = no capsule, Glut-1: + = expression of Glut-1, – = no expression, HKII: + = semi quantitative measurement of HKII expression, – = no expression.