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Pediatric Neurofibromatosis

Neurofibromatosis type 1 is a genetic condition that can affect many areas of the body, including the skin, eyes, bones, blood vessels, nerves and central nervous system. People with Neurofibromatosis type 1 also have a higher risk of developing certain kinds of cancerous and non-cancerous tumors.   - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Deep Dive into Pediatric Neurofibromatosis


About Pediatric Neurofibrom-atosis

A diagnosis of Neurofibromatosis type 1 can be made with or without genetic testing. Genetic testing can be offered to people who have features that suggest Neurofibromatosis, type 1; however, it is possible to establish a clinical diagnosis without genetic testing. Visit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for more information.

Maryland Treatment Centers

The Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery at John Hopkins Medicine provide expert care to thousands of adults and children each year, many with rare, complex conditions. Our team of neurologists and neurosurgeons push the boundaries of what's possible through groundbreaking research and clinical trials. Visit the John Hopkins Medicine webpage for more information.

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