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I am overwhelmed. Please explain nf to me.
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
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In brief: NF 1, very briefly
Nf 1, from a gene mutation; on chromisome 17, has highly variable medical & neurodevelopmental manifestations.
Nerve tumors form on/under skin, in brain & other areas of nervous system, & other parts of body. Genetics, psychology, development, tumor and vision specialists are some drs. Who help patients with nf. Learning disorders & adhd often occur. www.ctf.org has complete info & resources.

In brief: NF 1, very briefly
Nf 1, from a gene mutation; on chromisome 17, has highly variable medical & neurodevelopmental manifestations.
Nerve tumors form on/under skin, in brain & other areas of nervous system, & other parts of body. Genetics, psychology, development, tumor and vision specialists are some drs. Who help patients with nf. Learning disorders & adhd often occur. www.ctf.org has complete info & resources.
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
In brief: Mostly genetic
Neurofibromatosis, mostly inherited problem, or mutation with degrees involvement from mild to severe.
Neurofibroma benign tumor that originates from the nerve cell in skin or just under the skin. Type1 usually appears in children with brown flat skin spots, freckling in armpits, and soft tumors under the skin and sometimes bone deformity. Type2 usually benign brain tumors vestibular/acoutic neuromas

In brief: Mostly genetic
Neurofibromatosis, mostly inherited problem, or mutation with degrees involvement from mild to severe.
Neurofibroma benign tumor that originates from the nerve cell in skin or just under the skin. Type1 usually appears in children with brown flat skin spots, freckling in armpits, and soft tumors under the skin and sometimes bone deformity. Type2 usually benign brain tumors vestibular/acoutic neuromas
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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