There is no known cure for neurofibromatosis
and there are limited treatment options to manage symptoms.
TABLE Differential diagnosis for dermatomally distributed nodules (4) Neoplasms Benign Syringocystadenoma papilliferum, trichoepithelioma, cutaneous schwannoma Malignant Basal cell carcinoma, cutaneous metastases, lymphoma, plasmacytoma, squamous cell carcinoma Other mucocutaneous Granuloma annulare, neurofibromatosis
type 1, conditions pseudolymphoma, rheumatoid nodules, sarcoidosis, xanthomas Adapted with permission from: Hager CM, Cohen PR, Tschen JA.
type 1 (NF1) involves the peripheral nerves with an incidence of 1:2500-3300; however, the involvement of the brachial plexus (BP) is rare (1).
Rachael feared that her neurofibromatosis
meant she would never meet a partner who loved her for who she really was.
Radiographic manifestation and treatment considerations in a case of multiple neurofibromatosis
En TC y RNM de cerebro se evidencia tumor de 4,5*5,7 cm en angulo pontocerebeloso derecho que comprime las estructuras de la fosa posterior y desplaza el tallo cerebral, e imagen de similares caracteristicas en poro acustico izquierdo de 1,5*1 cm (Figuras 1 y 2); ademas de lesion tumoral intraventricular en atrio y cuerpo ventricular derecho, compatible con schwannomas vestibulares bilaterales, y meningioma intraventricular; por lo que se hace diagnostico de Neurofibromatosis
type 1 belongs to the group of neurocutaneous syndromes and is the commonest form of neurofibromatosis
accounting for greater than 90% of all cases.
- also known as NF - is one of the world's most common neuro-genetic conditions and the most common neurological disorder caused by a single gene.
We report a 10-year-old boy with neurofibromatosis
type 1 demonstrating a single large cystic lesion in right parietal lobe of the brain with ring enhancement on CT scan with contrast.
Noordeen, "Spinal deformity in neurofibromatosis
type-1: diagnosis and treatment," European Spine Journal, vol.
Leprosy and neurofibromatosis
are different entities.
Von Recklinghausen disease (VR) or neurofibromatosis
type I (NF1) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by the propensity to form ectodermal and mesodermal tissue tumours, (1) affecting primarily the nervous system and the skin.
Most of PHEO are sporadic but in different genetic disorders, PHEO is associated mainly with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2, von Hippel-Lindau disease or neurofibromatosis
type 1 (NF-1) .
type 1 (NF-1) affects mesenchymal development via multisystemic manifestations.
or commonly known as "Bubble Skin" is a rare skin disorder that swamps a person's body with bubble-like lumps.