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What is the life expectancy for someone with neurofibromatosis type 2?

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Dr. Tanya Russo answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Shortened: Life expectancy for people with NF-2 is generally shortened compared to non-affected and NF-1 affected people, but it is also highly dependent on a number of potential conditions, and available treatments. I've added a link that is more comprehensive, and I hope it helps. http://www.ctf.org/pdf/brochures/NF2_Info_for_Patients_Families.pdf

Answered 1/28/2019

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Dr. Gerald Mandell answered

Specializes in Nuclear Medicine

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

Answered 1/4/2015

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