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Neurofibromatosis 2

  • Alternative Names

    NF2; Bilateral acoustic neurofibromatosis; Central bilateral acoustic NF


    Treatment

    Acoustic neuromas can be observed, or treated with surgery or radiation.

    Patients may benefit from genetic counseling.

    Every year, patients with NF2 should be evaluated with:

    • MRI of the brain and spinal cord
    • Hearing and speech evaluation
    • Eye exam

    Support Groups

    For information and support, visit www.nf.org.


    Expectations (prognosis)


    Complications


    Calling your health care provider