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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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    What is neurofibroma and is it hereditary ?

hi drs,what is neurofibroma? We are looking for alliance for my sis. Boy s father and his one his sis have it. I want to know is it herditery and if my cousin marrys the guy will her future generation get it? Thanks doc! Rani
Sat, 28 Jan 2012
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neurofibroma is genetic disease and runs in family
it has heredity factor and chance of having disease in next generation is high
there is multiple system involvement in it
it mainly affect skin ,nervous system ,eye .
there is no definite treatment of neurofibroma .

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