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Signs of Neurofibromatosis-2

Symptoms of Neurofibromatosis-2

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Neurofibromatosis-2 may include:

Note that Neurofibromatosis-2 symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Neurofibromatosis-2 signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Neurofibromatosis-2:

NF2 is characterized by bilateral (occurring on both sides of the body) tumors on the eighth cranial nerve. The tumors cause pressure damage to neighboring nerves. To determine whether an individual has NF2, a physician looks for bilateral eighth nerve tumors and similar signs and symptoms in a parent, sibling, or child. Affected individuals may notice hearing loss as early as the teen years. Other early symptoms may include tinnitus (ringing noise in the ear) and poor balance. Headache, facial pain, or facial numbness, caused by pressure from the tumors, may also occur. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Neurofibromatosis Information Page: NINDS)

More Symptoms of Neurofibromatosis-2:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Neurofibromatosis-2 article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Neurofibromatosis-2?

The phrase "signs of Neurofibromatosis-2" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Neurofibromatosis-2 that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Neurofibromatosis-2" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Neurofibromatosis-2.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Neurofibromatosis-2. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Neurofibromatosis-2 has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Neurofibromatosis-2 signs or Neurofibromatosis-2 symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Neurofibromatosis-2 may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Neurofibromatosis-2 symptoms.


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