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What medicine is there to control skin from growing because of neurofibromatosis ?

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!
Asked On : Wed, 20 Jul 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
welcome to healthcaremagic
the condition is benign one and have no medicines to control it
its very slow growing taking years yo increase in size
if some of it cause pressure symptoms or be unsighty it can be removed
do not worry
Answered: Fri, 22 Jul 2011
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General Surgeon Dr. Rajinder Bajoria's  Response
Thanks for your query.     
It is a genetic disorder at present it has no permanent cures .It is due to mutation in chromosome 17.It can have certain other associated problems.symptomatic relief is the only helpful.
‘Hope I have answered your query, I will be available to answer your follow up queries, “Wish you Good Health and trouble free speedy recovery”
Answered: Fri, 22 Jul 2011
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