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Rare disease shows huge range of symptoms which are often misdiagnosed

An often misdiagnosed genetic condition caused Neurofibromatosis affects 25,000 people in the UK. It can cause benign growths on nerve endings, large tumours under skin, affect eyesight, increase blood pressure, cause learning difficulties. It may result in limb amputation.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Lanarkshire.co.uk

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About: Rare disease shows huge range of symptoms which are often misdiagnosed

Date: 9 June 2004

Source: Lanarkshire.co.uk

URL: http://iclanarkshire.icnetwork.co.uk/news/localnews/eastkilbride/eknews/tm_objectid=14317462&method=full&siteid=50144&headline=rare-condition-will-be-put-on-track-as-women-raise-funds-name_page.html

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