What is the infant mortality rate from neurofibromatosis 1?

Poor prognosis. Congenital generalized (disseminated) neurofibromatosis (detected prenatally) is associated with poor prognosis, with mortality rate of 92%.

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What is the infant mortality rate from neurofibromatosis 1?

Poor prognosis. Congenital generalized (disseminated) neurofibromatosis (detected prenatally) is associated with poor prognosis, with mortality rate of 92%. Read more...

Please help! What is the infant mortality rate of neurofibromatosis 1?

Depends amt. of nf. Congenital generalized (disseminated) neurofibromatosis (detected prenatally) is associated with a poor prognosis, with a mortality rate of 92%. Survival rates for patients detected before and after birth were 28% and 62%.However most cases of nf are focal and not disseminated without evidence of increased infantile mortality rate. In people with nf the overall decrease in life span is about 8 yrs. Read more...

Is it normal for optic nerve tumors to cause impairment in vision (neurofibromatosis 1)?

Possible. Neurofibromatosis type i can sometimes involve optic nerve gliomas (tumors of the main nerve for the eye), and this can definitely affect vision. Discuss your symptoms with your doctor. Read more...
Usually. The symptoms are caused by tumor growing and pressing on the optic nerve and nearby structures. Symptoms may include: •involuntary eyeball movement, eyes bulging outward, squinting, loss of vision in one or both eyes leading to eventual blindness this may be losso of peripheral vision or more general loss. Read more...