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What are types of neurofibromatosis besides acoustic neurofibromatosis?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine

In brief: 3 major types

(nf 1 consists of two or more neurofibromas on or under the skin, or one plexiform neurofibroma, café au lait spots (pigmented, light brown macules, freckles of armpit and groin, lisch nodules (hamartomas of iris), optic nerve gliomas and skeletal deformities.
Nf2 centrla nf with bilateral acoustic neuromas(balance, hearing, ringing ears) .Nf3 schwannomas develop cranial, spinal and peripheral nerves.

In brief: 3 major types

(nf 1 consists of two or more neurofibromas on or under the skin, or one plexiform neurofibroma, café au lait spots (pigmented, light brown macules, freckles of armpit and groin, lisch nodules (hamartomas of iris), optic nerve gliomas and skeletal deformities.
Nf2 centrla nf with bilateral acoustic neuromas(balance, hearing, ringing ears) .Nf3 schwannomas develop cranial, spinal and peripheral nerves.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology

In brief: NF

Acoustic neuroma or what is called now vestibular shwannoma cosidered as neurofibromatosis type 2, nf-1 is the one with hyperpigmented spots and optic gliomas.

In brief: NF

Acoustic neuroma or what is called now vestibular shwannoma cosidered as neurofibromatosis type 2, nf-1 is the one with hyperpigmented spots and optic gliomas.
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
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