A member asked:

Please tell me the life expectancy for someone with neurofibromatosis type 2?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Ellen Altenburg answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Much better: In past the past the average life span of individuals with NF2 was shortened compared to people without NF2. Improvements in diagnosis and management have changed this statistic.I would discuss it with your neurologist since she/he knows the specifics of your condition

Answered 8/12/2014


Dr. Gerald Mandell answered

Specializes in Nuclear Medicine

65 yrs: The average life expectancy for someone with NF2 is 65 years of age.

Answered 12/13/2014



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