What is the treatment for von recklinghausen's disease?

None specific. The diagnosis is primarily clinical based on skin lesions. There are two major genetic forms and diagnosis may be confirmed by genetic testing. Treatment is based on the symptoms and organ system affected. See the site below: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/neurofibromatosis/neurofibromatosis.Htm.

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Please let me know if there is a cure for von recklinghausen's disease neurofibromas?

Neurofibromatosis. The quick answer is no but hopefully in the future the genetics people will be able to manipulate the gene that causes this disorder and stop the progression. At the moment we do not have that ability. Read more...
No cure. There is no cure. Involvement varies from mild to severe. Patients with significant disease should have close medical followup.Complications are treated usually by surgery. Read more...

Please let me know if there is a cure for von recklinghausen's disease?

No. that is the old-fashioned term for neurofibromatosis type 1. This genetic disease varies considerably and how it affects a given individual. You may review information online at http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Neurofibromatosis/Pages/Symptoms.aspx. Read more...

What are the tests for von recklinghausen's disease?

Clinical & genetic. The diagnosis is primarily clinical based on skin lesions. There are two major genetic forms and diagnosis may be confirmed by genetic testing. See the site below: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/neurofibromatosis/neurofibromatosis.Htm. Read more...

What are the symptoms of von recklinghausen's disease?

Tan/brown spots. Neurofibromatosis type 1 (von recklinghausen's) is diagnosed if the patient has two or more neurofibromas, six or more "cafe au lait" spots (>1.5 cm in adults), many freckles in the armpits, affected relative . Other diagnostic criteria require doctor: optic gliomas (tumors behind the eye), 2 or more lisch nodules (found in iris of eye), and certain bone lesions. 2 or more of above needed. Read more...