Colorectal manifestation of von Recklinghausen’s disease is a rare entity. The typical dumbbell shape of the lesion has been described previously, but only from a resected cecal specimen. The authors present the endosonographic appearance of a rectal neurofibroma, which shows a similar hourglass shape, thus facilitating the diagnosis.
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Kassai, M., Illényi, L., Horváth, Ö.P. et al. The hourglass appearance of the neurofibroma on rectal ultrasound. Surg Endosc 16, 1637 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-002-4218-1
- von Recklinghausen’s disease
- Rectal ultrasound