Neurofibromatosis type i

What is Neurofibromatosis type i?

It is a tumor disorder that is caused by the mutation of a gene on chromosome 17 that is responsible for control of cell division. NF-1 causes tumors along the nervous system.

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Neurologist ordered a brain MRI due to reoccurring sharp headaches above my right ear. He said he didn't think it was anything serious but with my...

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Hi I have Neurofibromatosis Type 1. Two years ago I had a Malignant Neurofibroma removed from my chest the size of an orange by a pediatric...

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Dilated carotid arteries can be seen in two...

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Hello my daughter is 4 years old almost 5 in two months. About three weeks a ago a light browninsh in color spot showed up on top side of hand on...

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The image you attached here shows what I consider it be a Café au lait spot.Usually these spots are seen at birth...

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