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Cysts that grow in different areas of your body. is there a genetic disease that would cause this?

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Dr. Peter Francis
Retinal Surgery 29 years experience
Several: There are indeed a number of genetic conditions that produce cysts or lumps in different areas of the body. One of the most common would be a condition called neurofibromatosis.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

If the cysts grow in different areas. Is there a genetic disease that would cause this?

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Dr. Peter Francis
Retinal Surgery 29 years experience
NF?: There are a number of genetic conditions that cause 'cysts' to grow in different parts of the body. One of the most common would be neurofibromatosis, nf-1.

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