neurofibromatosis. Jordan burton. is a condition that causes tumors to grow on nerve tissue, producing skin and bone abnormalities . Type 1 (NF1) causes skin changes and deformed bones and usually starts at birth.
is a condition that causes tumors to grow on nerve tissue, producing skin and bone abnormalities.
Effected on chromosome 17
Effects vary— some children live almost unaffected, others might be severely disabled. affects the brain, spinal cord, nerves, skin, and other systems in the body.
Symptoms of NF1:
Researchers recently located the exact position of the NF1 gene on chromosome 17.
serves as a comprehensive resource for health care professionals providing genetic counseling to patients and families undergoing evaluation for neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) or who have received a diagnosis of NF1
diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis Type 2. At the time, she was 15 years old.
complications that Shannon suffered from: