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Neurofibromatosis

Neurofibromatosis

Last Reviewed : 12/24/2020
Neurofibromatosis

Neurofibromatosis (NF) refers to several genetically inherited conditions that are clinically and genetically different and carry a high possibility of tumor formation. This disorder is divided into Neurofibromatosis type 1, Neurofibromatosis type 2 andSchwannomatosis

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Basic information:

http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/neurofibromatosis/neurofibromatosis.htm national institute of neurological disorders and stroke neurofibromatosis

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/neurofibromatosis/home/ovc-20167893 mayoclinic neurofibromatosis

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/neurofibromatosis/pages/introduction.aspx nhs uk neurofibromatosis type 1

http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/nf.html kids health neurofibromatosis

http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/neurofibromatosis web md neurofibromatosis

https://www.genome.gov/14514225/learning-about-neurofibromatosis/ national human genome research institute neurofibromatosis

http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/neurofibromatosis-type-1 neurofibromatosis type 1 cancer.net neurofibromatosis

http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00050 ortho info neurofibromatosis

https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/neurofibromatosis better health neurofibromatosis

http://www.healthline.com/health/neurofibromatosis-1 health line von recklinghausen’s disease (neurofibromatosis 1)

http://www.aapos.org/terms/conditions/79 american association for pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus neurofibromatosis

http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_conditions/hic_neurofibromatosis_type_1_nf1 cleveland clinic neurofibromatosis

http://www.fortishealthcare.com/india/diseases/neurofibromatosis-616 fortis neurofibromatosis

 

Advanced information:

https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/neurofibromatosis-type-1#statistics genetic home reference neurofibromatosis type 1

http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/neurofibromatosis/detail_neurofibromatosis.htm national institute of neurological disorders and stroke neurofibromatosis

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/179083.php medical news today what is neurofibromatosis? what causes neurofibromatosis?

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1177266-overview medscape neurofibromatosis type 1

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/950151-overview medscape genetics of neurofibromatosis type 1 and type 2

http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/neurofibromatosis-type-1-nf1/ nord neurofibromatosis type 1 (nf1)

http://dermnetnz.org/systemic/neurofibromatosis.html derm net nz neurofibromatosis

http://patient.info/doctor/neurofibromatosis-pro patient neurofibromatosis

http://radiopaedia.org/articles/neurofibromatosis-type-1 radiopedia neurofibromatosis type 1

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/disorders/singlegene/nf1/ learn.genetics neurofibromatosis

http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/oc_exp.php?lng=gb&expert=636 orpha.net neurofibromatosis

http://www.healthcommunities.com/neurofibromatosis/overview-of-neurofibromatosis.shtml health communities neurofibromatosis

 

Research:

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/rrp/2012/431029/ giorgio treglia, silvia taralli, francesco bertagna, et al., “usefulness of whole-body fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1: a systematic review,” radiology research and practice, vol. 2012, article id 431029, 9 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/431029

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijoto/2012/157497/ erika celis-aguilar, luis lassaletta, and javier gavilán, “cochlear implantation in patients with neurofibromatosis type 2 and patients with vestibular schwannoma in the only hearing ear,” international journal of otolaryngology, vol. 2012, article id 157497, 12 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/157497

wortsman x, lobos n, de la parra r, carreno l. multidimensional ultrasound and computed tomography imaging support in bleeding plexiform neurofibromatosis of the scalp: a case report and literature review. indian j dermatol [serial online] 2015 [cited 2016 jun 29];60:421. available from: http://www.e-ijd.org/text.asp?2015/60/4/421/160522

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/crinm/2013/987623/ roberto vélez, sergi barrera-ochoa, david barastegui, mercedes pérez-lafuente, cleofe romagosa, and manuel pérez, “multidisciplinary management of a giant plexiform neurofibroma by double sequential preoperative embolization and surgical resection,” case reports in neurological medicine, vol. 2013, article id 987623, 8 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/987623

dogra bb, rana ks. facial plexiform neurofibromatosis: a surgical challenge. indian dermatol online j [serial online] 2013 [cited 2016 jun 29];4:195-8. available from: http://www.idoj.in/text.asp?2013/4/3/195/115515

zacharia gs. neurofibromatosis type 2: a case report and brief review of literature. indian j otol [serial online] 2013 [cited 2016 jun 29];19:205-7. available from: http://www.indianjotol.org/text.asp?2013/19/4/205/124526

http://bmcmedgenet.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2350-13-19 microdeletion del(22)(q12.2) encompassing the facial development-associated gene, mn1 (meningioma 1) in a child with pierre-robin sequence (including cleft palate) and neurofibromatosis 2 (nf2): a case report and review of the literature by tom b davidson et al, bmc medical geneticsbmc series ¿ open, inclusive and trusted201213:19 doi: 10.1186/1471-2350-13-19

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/cripe/2014/951252/ jong hyung yoon, hyun-sung lee, jong in chun, seog-yun park, hyeon jin park, and byung-kiu park, “huge intrathoracic malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor in an adolescent with neurofibromatosis type 1,” case reports in pediatrics, vol. 2014, article id 951252, 5 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/951252

gupta a, dwivedi a, patel p, gupta s. hypophosphatemic osteomalacia in von recklinghausen neurofibromatosis: case report and literature review. indian j radiol imaging [serial online] 2015 [cited 2016 jun 29];25:63-6. available from: http://www.ijri.org/text.asp?2015/25/1/63/150155

jayachandran d, sunantha s, gopalaiah h, veeraraghavan g. plexiform neurofibromatosis involving face and oral cavity . j oral maxillofac pathol [serial online] 2014 [cited 2016 jun 29];18:114-7. available from: http://www.jomfp.in/text.asp?2014/18/1/114/131932

http://eurjmedres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/2047-783x-14-3-102 neurofibromatosis by pa gerber et al., european journal of medical research200914:102 doi: 10.1186/2047-783x-14-3-102

 

Other helpful resources(support groups):

http://www.nfnetwork.org/ neuro fibromatosis network

http://www.nfauk.org/what-is-neurofibromatosis the neuro foundation

http://www.nfmidwest.org/ neurofibromatosis midwest cares

http://www.nfnz.org.nz/ neurofibromatosis nz

 

Related videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sxevphepgu neurofibromatosis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcjisdu_svy neurofibromatosis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dc1rxtffzj4 what is neurofibromatosis?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgwwyhc4gbg neurofibromatosis & electrodesiccation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bepx8jd560 neurofibromatosis tumors - smart health

 

Presentations/quiz/newspaper articles:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/alexander-owens-fight-aga_b_9996756.html?section=india alexander owens’ fight against neurofibromatosis

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2107573/bubble-man-body-covered-tumours-no-likes-looking-near-me.html 'i married the bubble man and i've got no regrets even though our son could end up like him': heartbreaking story of family stricken by rare tumour disorder

read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2107573/bubble-man-body-covered-tumours-no-likes-looking-near-me.html#ixzz4defbabec
 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2553100/woman-forced-flee-village-indonesia-suffering-terrible-medical-condition-left-covered-tumours-afford-treat.html mother forced to flee her village in indonesia after suffering terrible medical condition that left her covered in tumours she cannot afford to treat

read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2553100/woman-forced-flee-village-indonesia-suffering-terrible-medical-condition-left-covered-tumours-afford-treat.html#ixzz4defs7yji
 

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