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Neurofibromatosis-1

  • Alternative Names

    NF1; Von Recklinghausen neurofibromatosis


    Prevention

    Genetic counseling is recommended for anyone with a family history of neurofibromatosis.

    Annual eye exams are strongly recommended.


    References

    Ferner RE. Neurofibromatosis 1 and neurofibromatosis 2: a twenty first century perspective. Lancet Neurol. 2007;6:340-351.

    Haslam RHA. Neurocutaneous Syndromes. In: Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Jenson HB, Stanton BF, eds. Nelston Textbook of Pediatrics. 18th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007: chap 596.