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MN1: A rare genetic defect that can cause meningiomas to develop. A meningioma is a tumor of the meninges which is a membrane that encloses the brain and spinal cord The genetic defect occurs on chromosome 22. The tumor is usually slow-growing and benign. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of MN1 is available below.
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MN1 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that MN1, or a subtype of MN1,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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