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Is it possible for misdiagnosed? I have nf1 geneticly and TSC because have cafe au lait spots TSC doesn't run in family how did I get it?

Is it possible for misdiagnosed? I have nf1 geneticly and TSC  because have cafe au lait spots TSC doesn't run in family how did I get it?

Mutation: You can acquire many genetically inherited illnesses by spontaneous mutation in utero, or when the baby is developing inside mom during the pregnancy. This is a force of nature that is recignized by many Geneticists ...Read more

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Baby with many cafe au lait spots. Is it neurofibromatosis?

Baby with many cafe au lait spots. Is it neurofibromatosis?

Number and size: Symptoms of nf1 may be seen at birth and may include light brown sports, six or more measuring 5 mm in greatest diameter in prepubertal individuals and over 15 mm in greatest diameter in postpubertal individuals.Two or more growths on the iris of the eye, a tumor of optic nerve, , development of two or more subcut. Nodules, neurofibromas and bone abnormalities of tibia, skull, and spine. ...Read more

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Help! Is it possible to have a lot of cafe au lait spots and not have neurofibromatosis?

Help! Is it possible to have a lot of cafe au lait spots and not have neurofibromatosis?

Possible: NIH diagnostic criteria for NF1 with two or more of following features:1)6 or more café-au-lait macules over 5 mm in diameter prepubertal individuals over 15 mm in greatest diameter in postpubertal..2) 2or more neurofibromas or one plexiform neurofibroma.3)Freckling in armpit or groin areas4)Optic glioma (optic nerve tumor)5) > 2 Lisch nodules(iris of eye)6)typical bone lesions 7)1deg relative nf1 ...Read more

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My son had 2 seizures and has cafe au lait spots, could this be neurofibromatosis?

My son had 2 seizures and has cafe au lait spots, could this be neurofibromatosis?

Variable: Nf is very variable in expression and progression.Nf1 can affect the skin(neurofibromas, cafe au lait spots) , eyes( gliomas), bones( scoliosis and pseudarthrosis)nerves with neurofibromas, and a person's general constitution (adhd and mental retardation).More severe cases are usually detected earlier in life.Brain areas of dysplasia or tumor can occur.Neurologist and possible mr of brain suggested. ...Read more

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My son had 2 seizures and has cafe au lait spots. Could this be from neurofibromatosis?

My son had 2 seizures and has cafe au lait spots. Could this be from neurofibromatosis?

Maybe,maybe not: NF patients are at risk of seizures, as are any other kid. I would discuss the matter with your doc, with more data about the time, length, type ,frequency and other features.With enough data, your doc may help you8 sort that out. ...Read more

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I have three cafe au lait spots measuring about 1-2cm max. I have another 2 that are about 5mm max. No other nf1 signs and am 25. Is this nf1?

Unlikely: According to diagnostic criteria for nf1 at least 2 of the following clinical features must be present in order to make diagnosis (for your age group): >5 cals (>15mm in diameter), >1 neurofibroma, freckling in axillary or groin area, optic glioma, >1 lisch nodule, a distinctive bony lesion, a 1st degree relative with nf1 according to the above criteria. Diagnosis may be confirmed by genetic test. ...Read more

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Can tattoos hide my cafe au lait spots?

Can tattoos hide my cafe au lait spots?

Possibly: It depends. If you are going to get some ornamental tattoo then it could possibly hide your spots. However, if you are considering tattooing your spots individually to "fill them in" then, technically yes, it might work. The trouble will be in getting the tattoo ink to match your skin color. And when your skin tans (if you tend to tan) the tattoos will not darken. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What the percentage of person who has cafe au lait spots gets neurofibromatosis?

What the percentage of person who has cafe au lait spots gets neurofibromatosis?

Number of spots: Many people who do not have nf have a few café-au-lait spots . If a young child has five or more, at least ½ inch or 15 mm in size post puberty lookfor other signs such as neurofibromas — tumors along skin and lisch nodules, tiny, noncancerous tumors on the iris (the colored part of the eye). Consult physician to better assess individual signs for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can you grow pimples on cafe au lait spots?

Can you grow pimples on cafe au lait spots?

CAFE AU LAIT PIMPLES: IT'S POSSIBLE TO DEVELOP A PIMPLE, OR PIMPLES, ON CAFE AU LAIT SPOT(S). ...Read more