What Is Neurofibromatosis type 1 Tumor?

by admin on July 21, 2010

Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder associated with cutaneous, neurological and orthopaedic manifestations. Clinical diagnosis requires at least 2 criteria out of 7 given below
1. Cafe au lait spots.
2. Multiple Freckles.
3. Two or more typical neurofibroma or one plexiform fibroma.
4. Two or more iris hamartomas also known as Lisch nodules.
5. Optic nerve glioma.
6. Sphenoid dysplasia or pseudoarthrosis.
7. Family history.

Below is the patient of neurofibromatosis type 1 see his video, you can see multiple neurofibroma tumors on whole of body we have tried to elicit button hole sign in video.

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