von Recklinghausen's disease

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von Recklinghausen's disease

 [von rek´ling-how″zenz]

von Recklinghausen's disease

Neurofibromatosis, type 2 Neurology An AD condition characterized by cafe-au-lait skin spotting and pendulous fibrous tumors. See Neurofibromatosis.

von Recklinghausen's disease

See NEUROFIBROMATOSIS.
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Table 1--Diagnostic criteria for Von Recklinghausen disease (VR) or neurofibromatosis Type I (NF1).
All of these conditions aid in the differential diagnosis of Proteus Syndrome, which can be challenging because Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome, Maffucci's syndrome, enchondromatosis, neurofibromatosis type I, Bannayan-Zonana syndrome, hemihyperplasia, and Madelung's disease can also cause overgrowth [24, 27].
Neurofibromatosis type I, also known as von Recklinghausen's disease, was first described in 1882 by Friedrich Daniel von Recklinghausen.
Isozaki et al., "Absence of c-kit gene mutations in gastrointestinal stromal tumours from neurofibromatosis type I patients," Journal of Pathology, vol.
Hofbauer et al., "Pheochromocytoma and gastrointestinal stromal tumors in patients with neurofibromatosis type I.," American Journal of Medicine, vol.
Neurofibromatosis type I is a disorder characterized by the presence of two or more of the following findings: six or more "cafe au lait" macules (> 5 mm in diameter in puberty and > 15 mm in postpuberty patients), two or more neurofibromas of any type or one plexiform, freckling in the axillary or inguinal regions, optic glioma, two or more "Lish" nodules, and a distinctive osseous lesion.
Manifestations of the tongue in neurofibromatosis type I. Oral Dis.
Neurofibromatosis type I (NF-1 is characterized by multiple cafe-au-lait spots and the occurrence of neurofibromas along peripheral nerves.