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  1. Segmental NF: A Guide for Patients (Children's Tumor Foundation)  
    ... of each condition are listed below. NF1 • Birthmarks (café-au-lait spots) • Freckling in the armpits or groin • Tumors that grow along the length of nerves, sometimes associated with overgrowth of part of the body (plexiform neurofibromas) • Knots on the skin (dermal neurofibromas) • Bony ...
  2. Diagnosis of NF1 (Children's Tumor Foundation)  
    ... history of NF1 6 or more light brown ("cafe-au-lait") spots on the skin Presence of two or more pea-sized bumps (neurofibromas) on the skin or one or more plexiform neurofibroma ( l arger areas on the skin that ...
  3. About Neurofibromatosis 1 (Children's Tumor Foundation) - PDF  
    ... soft tumors (neurofibromas) and by areas of pigmentation (café-au-lait spots). Formerly called von ... is located. PLEXIFORM NEUROFIBROMA A diffuse, flat type of growth. Usually ...
  4. Child with NF1 (Children's Tumor Foundation) - PDF  
    ... a full evaluation should be done. Preschool Years Café-au-lait spots usually are visible by this age, if not in regular light then with the aid of a Wood’s lamp used by dermatologists and geneticists. Plexiform neurofi bromas may grow, or may be noticed ...
  5. Neurofibromatosis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... light brown spots on the skin (often called “café-au-laitspots), measuring more than 5 millimeters in diameter in children or more than 15 millimeters across in adolescents and adults; two or more neurofibromas, or one plexiform neurofibroma (a neurofibroma that involves many nerves); freckling ...
  6. ... healthy people have 1 or 2 small café-au-lait spots. ... called plexiform neurofibromas, which may have a dark color and ...
  7. Facing Neurofibromatosis: A Guide for Teens (Children's Tumor Foundation) - PDF  
    ... NF1. Diagnostic Features of Neurofibromatosis • 6 or more cafe-au-lait spots • freckling under the arms or in the groin • ... glioma) • characteristic bone abnormality • family history of NF1 Cafe-au-lait spots are flat, brown patches on the skin. The ...
  8. About Learning Disabilities and NF (Children's Tumor Foundation) - PDF  
    ... system, and circulatory system. Common diagnostic features include: • Café-au-lait spots: Individuals with NF1 often have fl at, pigmented ...