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I'm scared I might have neurofibromatosis, what symptoms should I be wary of?

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In brief: Cafe Au Lait spots

Which look like this: http://www.
Sciencephoto.Com/media/259913/enlarge . Also, the spot must appear, that is, not be there from birth (that would be a birthmark).

In brief: Cafe Au Lait spots

Which look like this: http://www.
Sciencephoto.Com/media/259913/enlarge . Also, the spot must appear, that is, not be there from birth (that would be a birthmark).
Dr. Scott Welker
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
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In brief: Many manifestations

Commonly nf gradually appears with development of brown flat spots and soft nodules under the skin.
The brown (café-au-lai) spots are the main symptom of neurofibromatosis. Freckling of armpits, neurofibromas orsubcutaneous bumps , which increase in number with age.. Lisch nodules (hamartomas of iris), gliomas of the optic nerve, skeletal dysplasias with limb abnormalities and scoliosis.

In brief: Many manifestations

Commonly nf gradually appears with development of brown flat spots and soft nodules under the skin.
The brown (café-au-lai) spots are the main symptom of neurofibromatosis. Freckling of armpits, neurofibromas orsubcutaneous bumps , which increase in number with age.. Lisch nodules (hamartomas of iris), gliomas of the optic nerve, skeletal dysplasias with limb abnormalities and scoliosis.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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