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Is neurofibromatosis type 1 curable ?

hi my one of my close freind was recently diagnosed of having neurofibromatosis type1. i saw growing skin in his trunks and face before when were young but now getting severe which unfortunatley was diagnosed this disease. Just want to ask from our respective doctors. By learning from information in internet this case does not have CURE. BUT just want to know is there any latest treatment or medication to control this growing skin in his body? please waiting for you answer and it would be a big help for us from your information. Friends and family are helping each other searching for possible hope of treatment in his condition. Hoping for your kind response. God bless! His age 36 y/o male, height 158cm without medical history of disorder except the recent diagnosis of NF1
Asked On : Wed, 20 Jul 2011
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Thanks for query,
In Neurofibromatosis there are multiple bumps appeared underneath the skin on various parts of body,like abdomen,hand,face etc.
There is no medicine.
if problem is severe,consult surgeon and seek his advice.
ok and bye,
Answered: Wed, 20 Jul 2011
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