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  1. Facing Neurofibromatosis: A Guide for Teens (Children's Tumor Foundation) - PDF  
    ... cafeau-lait spot and the location of a neurofibroma. Cafe-au-lait spots may tan during the summer on exposure to ... the effects of NF1 have already been mentioned: cafe-au-lait spots, neurofibromas, etc. There is a long list of things ...
  2. About Neurofibromatosis 1 (Children's Tumor Foundation) - PDF  
    ... and motor deficits; evidence of scoliosis; and for café-au-lait spots and neurofibromas. The causes of any unusual growth pattern are ... superficially by the formation of multiple soft tumors (neurofibromas) and by areas of ... Recklinghausen’s disease. NEURONS Electrically active ...
  3. Neurofibromatosis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... appear? Symptoms, particularly the most common skin abnormalities-café-au-lait spots, neurofibromas, Lisch nodules, and freckling in the armpit and ...
  4. Diagnosis of NF1 (Children's Tumor Foundation)  
    ... of the disorder in adulthood may be multiple café-au-lait spots and a few dermal neurofibromas, to more severe cases in which one or ... complications that affect appearance. Some people find that café-au-lait spots or a minimum number of skin neurofibromas are hard to live with, while others are ...
  5. Learn about NF (Children's Tumor Foundation)  
    ... 3,000 births, it is characterized by multiple cafe-au-lait spots and neurofibromas on or under the skin. Enlargement and deformation of bones and curvature of the spine (scoliosis) may also occur. Occasionally, tumors may develop in the brain, ... 2 ( NF2 ): also known as Bilateral Acoustic NF ( ...
  6. Neurofibromatosis (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... only relatively mild signs of the disorder, like café-au-lait spots and a few neurofibromas on the surface of the skin, which require ...
  7. Segmental NF: A Guide for Patients (Children's Tumor Foundation)  
    ... the skin findings associated with NF1, such as café-au-lait spots, skin fold freckles, or neurofibromas, confined to a certain area (for example, only ...
  8. Neurofibromatosis: Common Questions (Children's Tumor Foundation) - PDF  
    ... is typically characterized by the appearance of multiple café-au-lait (pigmented) spots and neurofibromas (benign tumors) on or under the skin. NF1 can also cause abnormalities in the long bones and curvature of the spine (scoliosis). In ... Neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2): Occurring in 1 in 25,000 ...
  9. Learning about Neurofibromatosis From the National Institutes of Health (National Human Genome Research Institute)  
    ... child's tenth birthday. From ages 10 to 15, neurofibromas may become apparent. Symptoms such as café-au-lait spots, freckling and Lisch nodules pose minimal or no ...
  10. Genetics Home Reference: Neurofibromatosis type 1 From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... and division. As a result, tumors such as neurofibromas can form along nerves throughout the body. It is unclear how mutations in the NF1 gene lead to the other features of neurofibromatosis type 1, such as café-au-lait spots and learning disabilities. Read more about the NF1 ...
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