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What are the main symptoms of neurofibromatosis?

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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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Dr. Clifford Selsky
Pediatrics

In brief: A protean didirder

Nf-1 is disgnosed clinically using major and minor criteria.
It may have symptoms or not depending upon the different possible manifestations.

In brief: A protean didirder

Nf-1 is disgnosed clinically using major and minor criteria.
It may have symptoms or not depending upon the different possible manifestations.
Dr. Clifford Selsky
Dr. Clifford Selsky
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