Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Inheritance and Genetics of Neurofibromatosis syndrome

Genetics of Neurofibromatosis syndrome:

Neurofibromatosis syndrome is a genetic disorder that exhibits autosomal dominant inheritance. Spontaneous mutations in the NF1 and NF2 genes can also occur in individuals who do not have a family history of the syndrome. These mutations can then be passed down to subsequent generations.

About inheritance and genetics:

Inheritance of Neurofibromatosis syndrome refers to whether the condition is inherited from your parents or "runs" in families. The level of inheritance of a condition depends on how important genetics are to the disease. Strongly genetic diseases are usually inherited, partially genetic diseases are sometimes inherited, and non-genetic diseases are not inherited. For general information, see Introduction to Genetics.

 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise