Neurofibromatosis

Neurofibromatoses (NF) comprise a number of clinically and genetically distinct inherited conditions that carry a high risk of tumor formation. They fall under the wider classification of phakomatoses. The tumors particularly involve the central and peripheral nervous systems:

 

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rID: 34923
Section: Gamuts
Tag: cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Neurofibromatoses
  • Neurofibromatosis (NF)

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