A 25-year-old female asked:
What is the life expectancy for people with neurofibromatosis type 1?
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Pathology 44 years experience
Hugely variable: No two cases are alike, and the illness is modified by other genes. One of the board members of one of my medical schools was a successful and popular physician who had the illness. Best wishes.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
What is the life expectancy for someone with neurofibromatosis type 2?
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Pediatrics 25 years experience
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.
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Last updated Oct 12, 2017
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