neurofibromatosis type

neurofibromatosis type 2

An autosomal dominant inherited disease with a gene locus at 22q12 characterized by bilateral acoustic neuromas, meningioma, glioma and Schwannoma. Ocular manifestations are juvenile cataract and hamartoma (benign tumour-like nodules) of the retina and retinal pigment epithelium. It is much less common than neurofibromatosis type 1 (von Recklinghausen's disease). See congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium.
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Gina suffers from a rare case of Plexiform Neurofibromatosis Type 1 in which benign tumors grow around peripheral nerves.
Selumetinib (partnered with AstraZeneca) -- Three registration trials advancing in NSCLC (SELECT-1), thyroid cancer (ASTRA) and neurofibromatosis type 1
In its first-ever guidance on genetic conditions in pregnancy, the ACOG Committee on Genetics outlined the key features of certain maternal genetic conditions, including cystic fibrosis, Marfan syndrome, neurofibromatosis type 1, tuberous sclerosis, autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, classic phenylketonuria, Noonan syndrome, and myotonic dystrophy type 1 (Obstet Gynecol.
Tia had her limb removed after she developed thousands of tumours under her skin because of a condition called Neurofibromatosis Type I.
For Sam is a carrier of the genetic disorder neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), which can trigger the growth of brain tumours and lead to cancer - and she has passed it on to three of her children.
Adam (right) has neurofibromatosis type 1, a condition that causes benign tumours to grow on nerve endings, in his case, on his face.
Madeleine, now eight, has since been diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), a genetic condition where tumours - usually benign - grow on and inside the body.
We report a case ofplexiform schwannoma of the posterior pharyngeal wall that occurred in a 37-year-old man who had been previously diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2).
In the United States, the ABI is approved for use only in patients 12 years or older with neurofibromatosis type II, an inherited disease that causes a non-malignant brain tumor on the hearing nerve, but it has shown limited effectiveness in adults.
The project, run by Plymouth University, will tackle the hereditary tumour disease neurofibromatosis type two (NF2).
Ependymomas of the spinal cord are usually seen in the setting of neurofibromatosis type 2, but are otherwise uncommon in children.
Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) causes nerve tissues to grow into tumor and bone deformity.