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What is wrong with people who have neurofibromatosis ?

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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology
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In brief: Uncontrolled growth

Patients with neurofibromatosis have uncontrollable growth of certain nerve cells.
These masses, called fibromas, lead to multiple complications including epilepsy.

In brief: Uncontrolled growth

Patients with neurofibromatosis have uncontrollable growth of certain nerve cells.
These masses, called fibromas, lead to multiple complications including epilepsy.
Dr. Julian Bragg
Dr. Julian Bragg
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine

In brief: Many manifestations

Neurofibromatosis, inherited problem,varying degrees of involvement from mild to severe.
Neurofibroma benign tumor that originates from nerve cells.Tumors usually arise from nerves in skin or just under the skin.NF1 usually appears in children with brown flat skin spots, freckling in armpits,and soft tumors under the skin and sometimes bone deformity.NF2 acoustic or vestibular neuromas of brain.

In brief: Many manifestations

Neurofibromatosis, inherited problem,varying degrees of involvement from mild to severe.
Neurofibroma benign tumor that originates from nerve cells.Tumors usually arise from nerves in skin or just under the skin.NF1 usually appears in children with brown flat skin spots, freckling in armpits,and soft tumors under the skin and sometimes bone deformity.NF2 acoustic or vestibular neuromas of brain.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Dr. Hazem Eltahawy
Neurosurgery

In brief: Skin nerve tumors

The typical manifestations are multiple round skin masses that are small nerve tumors.
They can have pigmented skin patches called cafe au laid patches , iris lisch spots, boney deformities, learning disabilities and other rare manifestations. Nf type ii typically have hearing loss due to tumors on the eight nerve.

In brief: Skin nerve tumors

The typical manifestations are multiple round skin masses that are small nerve tumors.
They can have pigmented skin patches called cafe au laid patches , iris lisch spots, boney deformities, learning disabilities and other rare manifestations. Nf type ii typically have hearing loss due to tumors on the eight nerve.
Dr. Hazem Eltahawy
Dr. Hazem Eltahawy
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