What is Schwannomatosis?

Schwannomatosis is one form of a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis(NF) that has only recently been recognized. Originally described in Japanese patients, it consists of multiple cutaneous schwannomas, central nervous system tumors, and other neurological complications, excluding hallmark signs of NF. It is a rare disorder, affecting only around 1 in 40,000 individuals.

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Hi doctor. I am a patient of neurofibromitosis....I like to ask do all patients with nf1 have seizures and if can I tell....?

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Hello Sir, My mother has been suffering from severe leg pain and the doctor said she has Neurofibroma in her leg nerves. She underwent a surgery...

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Schwannomas are the benign tumors arising from the nerve sheath. These are common among people with history...

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My husband has quite a long health history and had lymph nodes removed from his right underarm over 13 years ago as a result of a melanoma...

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Schwannoma is generally due to genetic abnormality. It affects the covering/sheath of nerve. Most common site is spinal cord. It can cause...

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