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What is Neurofibromatosis syndrome?

What is Neurofibromatosis syndrome?

  • 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.

Neurofibromatosis syndrome: Introduction

Types of Neurofibromatosis syndrome:

Broader types of Neurofibromatosis syndrome:

How serious is Neurofibromatosis syndrome?

Complications of Neurofibromatosis syndrome: see complications of Neurofibromatosis syndrome

What causes Neurofibromatosis syndrome?

Causes of Neurofibromatosis syndrome: see causes of Neurofibromatosis syndrome

What are the symptoms of Neurofibromatosis syndrome?

Symptoms of Neurofibromatosis syndrome: see symptoms of Neurofibromatosis syndrome

Complications of Neurofibromatosis syndrome: see complications of Neurofibromatosis syndrome

Can anyone else get Neurofibromatosis syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Neurofibromatosis syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Neurofibromatosis syndrome

Neurofibromatosis syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Neurofibromatosis syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Neurofibromatosis syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Neurofibromatosis syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Neurofibromatosis syndrome.
Treatments for Neurofibromatosis syndrome: see treatments for Neurofibromatosis syndrome
Research for Neurofibromatosis syndrome: see research for Neurofibromatosis syndrome

Name and Aliases of Neurofibromatosis syndrome

Main name of condition: Neurofibromatosis syndrome

Other names or spellings for Neurofibromatosis syndrome:

Type I Neurofibromatosis, Von Recklinghausen disease

Neurofibromatosis syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Neurofibromatosis syndrome:


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