neurofibromatosis


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Related to neurofibromatosis: Neurofibromatosis Type 2, Neurofibromatosis Type 1
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Synonyms for neurofibromatosis

autosomal dominant disease characterized by numerous neurofibromas and by spots on the skin and often by developmental abnormalities

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In the past, the company said Mirdametinib received US FDA Orphan Drug Designation for the treatment of neurofibromatosis type 1 and Fast Track Designation for the treatment of patients >= two years of age with neurofibromatosis type 1-associated inoperable plexiform neurofibromas.
The inaugural Chicago benefit concert raised $50,000 alone for neurofibromatosis research and advocacy.
Neurofibromatosis type 1 associated with pheochromocytoma and gastrointestinal stromal tumors: A case report and literature review.
(2.) Rutgeerts P, Hendnckx H, Geboes K, Ponette E, Broeckaert L, Vantrappen G Involvement of the upper digestive tract by systemic neurofibromatosis Gastrointest Endosc 1981,27 22-5.
The word schwannoma is not usually associated with either the optic nerve or neurofibromatosis type 1.
Approximately 40% of patients with neurofibromatosis type I suffer from skeletal malformations, including primary bone hypoplasia and neurofibroma erosion; however, in actual case analysis, the latter is rare (Raj et al., 2009; Arrington et al., 2013).
Neurofibromatosis type 2 results from a genetic mutation located on chromosome 22 that produces a protein called merlin and occurs in adolescence.
Neurofibromatosis type I (NF1) is a neurocutaneous disorder that involves autosomal dominant transmission.
Neurofibromatosis Type 1 also called Von Recklinghausen disease is one of the most common neurogenetic diseases.
Dermatopathologic evaluation of the tissue sample indicated that the lesion was a neurofibroma, and clinical correlation fine-tuned the diagnosis to segmental neurofibromatosis (NF).
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is an autosomal dominant disorder with an estimated prevalence of about 1 in 3.000.
The researchers conducted animal studies tracking the effects of celecoxib on the growth of cancer cells from a tumour type known as neurofibromatosis type II (NF2).
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is autosomal dominant and it is most common hereditary disease.
A 15-year-old boy with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) was referred to us for central venous catheter insertion, and on ultrasound of the neck, he was found to have extensive involvement of the brachial plexus due to the nerve sheath tumour.