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Can neurofibromatosis type 1 progress to neurofibromatosis type 2?
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3 doctors agree
In brief: NO
Tow distinct gene mutations.
Neurofibroma nf i & nf ii are both inhirted tppe i will show cutaneous, neurological and ortho malformations.Tend to be non cancerous nf ii is less frequent ( i in 40000 ) less skin lesions more neuroligical tumors, like maningiomas, bil aucoatic neuromas, schiwanomas, gliomas is part of misme syndrome.

In brief: NO
Tow distinct gene mutations.
Neurofibroma nf i & nf ii are both inhirted tppe i will show cutaneous, neurological and ortho malformations.Tend to be non cancerous nf ii is less frequent ( i in 40000 ) less skin lesions more neuroligical tumors, like maningiomas, bil aucoatic neuromas, schiwanomas, gliomas is part of misme syndrome.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Rare
Extremely rare to have nf1 and nf2 at same time.
Not sure if this combination has been reported.

In brief: Rare
Extremely rare to have nf1 and nf2 at same time.
Not sure if this combination has been reported.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Dr. Cristina Carballo
Pediatrics - Neonatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Two distinct diseases caused by different genetics.

In brief: No
Two distinct diseases caused by different genetics.
Dr. Cristina Carballo
Dr. Cristina Carballo
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