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Will Working Out Affect My Nf1 If It Hasnt Been Active
Variable: Dark brown skin patches, frecking(armpits, groins, under breast), raised spots (lisch nodules) on the iris of the eye, fractures of long bones in childhood, freckling armpits, groin, womens breasts, orneurofibromas (tumors on the skin or deeper in the body), larger tumors under the skin (plexiform neurofibromas), with pressure on nearby nerves or organs, cognitive impairment (adhd, learning disorder. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not reported: Chances of nf1 and nf2 occurring in same patient extremely rare . They are caused by different genes and chromosomes. Nf1 occurs in an estimated one out of every 3, 500 births.Approximately 50% inherited and other 50% of cases are the result of spontaneous genetic mutation. Severity varies with expression.Nf2 occurs in an estimated one out of every 40, 000 births. Smaller percentage inherited. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Cancerous and noncancerous tumors can develop in these syndromes.Men (multiple endocrine neoplasia) is in two forms.Men1 involves tumors of the pituitary, parathyroid gland, and pancreas. Hyperparathyroidism occurs in men1 with demineralization of bones. Men2 involves the thyroid gland, adrenal gland, and pancreas.In men2 most noted tumors, medullary thyroid cancer and the adrenal pheochromocytoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Majority do: Most patients with type 1 neurofibromatosis have mild involvement and live relatively normal lives. Patients with severe involvement can have deformity of bones and large amount of overgrowth of tumors.If severe in infant or young child sometimes can be fatal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nervecell overgrowth: Neurofibromatosis is inherited problem varying in degree of involvement from mild to severe.Neurofibroma, benign tumor that originates from the nerve cells.Tumor usually arise from nerves in skin or jut under skin.Type 1 usually appears in children with brown flat skin spots, freckling in armpits, and soft tumors under the skin. Rarer Type 2 involve more brain tumors acoustic/ vestibular neuromas. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: Joseph merrick was born aug 5, 1862 in england. Severely deformed from birth, he supported himself as a side-show exhibit. He eventually became a permanent resident of the london hospital, where he died in 1890. Although his specific diagnosis may never be known for sure, it is now suspected that he had a combination of nf-1 and proteus syndrome. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/joseph_merrick. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Neurofibromatosis type 1 may never cause you any problems, or it may be very troublesome. It is difficult enough to have an illness like this without falling for somebody's made-up internet dietary advice. Ignore it. Your food choices won't impact your disease. Simply eat sensibly, avoiding most of the very sugary, very salty, and very greasy stuff. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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