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Intrathoracic vagus nerve neurofibroma and sudden death in a patient with neurofibromatosis.
  1. L T Chow,
  2. B S Shum,
  3. W H Chow
  1. Institute of Pathology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong.


    A 21 year old man with type 1 neurofibromatosis was found dead in the middle of the night. Postmortem examination revealed a large neurofibroma arising from the right intrathoracic vagus nerve, which might have contributed to his sudden death.

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