type 2 neurofibromatosis


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type 2 neurofibromatosis

Abbreviation: NF-2
An autosomal dominant disease affecting 1 in 50,000 people. It causes intracranial and spinal tumors, esp. of the eighth cranial nerve. Although the disease is incurable, its symptoms can be palliated with multidisciplinary care.