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What is neurofibromatosis?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine

In brief: Nerve ; brain tumors

Neurofibromatosis, inherited problem, with varying degrees of involvement from mild to severe.
Neurofibroma is benign tumor that originates from the nerve cells.Tumors usually arise from nerves in the skin or jut under the skin.Type 1 usually appears in children with brown flat skin spots, freckling in armpits, and soft tumors under the skin and sometimes bone deformity.Type 2 usually brain tumors.

In brief: Nerve ; brain tumors

Neurofibromatosis, inherited problem, with varying degrees of involvement from mild to severe.
Neurofibroma is benign tumor that originates from the nerve cells.Tumors usually arise from nerves in the skin or jut under the skin.Type 1 usually appears in children with brown flat skin spots, freckling in armpits, and soft tumors under the skin and sometimes bone deformity.Type 2 usually brain tumors.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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