Neurofibromatosis syndrome: Introduction
Neurofibromatosis syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by areas of increased and decreased skin pigmentation and the development of many non-cancerous nerve and skin tumors some of which may eventually become malignant.
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causes, and treatments of Neurofibromatosis syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Neurofibromatosis syndrome
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symptoms of Neurofibromatosis syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis syndrome?
Neurofibromatosis syndrome: Deaths
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Neurofibromatosis syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Neurofibromatosis syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Neurofibromatosis syndrome
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Less Common Symptoms of Neurofibromatosis syndrome
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occasional symptoms of Neurofibromatosis syndrome
Neurofibromatosis syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Neurofibromatosis syndrome
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or ...read more »
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
See melanoma and spitz nevi....read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See misdiagnosis of...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis).
See symptoms of...read more »
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Neurofibromatosis syndrome: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Neurofibromatosis syndrome
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