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neurofibromatoses

Tuesday 15 November 2005

Neurofibromatoses comprise two autosomal dominant disorders, affecting approximately 100,000 people in the United States. They are referred to as neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)(previously called von Recklinghausen disease) and neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) (previously called acoustic neurofibromatosis).

Types

- neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)
- neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2)

References

- Gutmann DH. The neurofibromatoses: when less is more. Hum Mol Genet. 2001 Apr;10(7):747-55. PMID: #11257108#

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