Neurofibromatosis symptoms

Neurofibromatosis is the name for a disorder that affects the skin and nervous system. This disorder is divided into two groups: Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF-1, also known as von Recklinghausen’s disease) and Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (NF-2). Type 1 is the most common. This disorder is occurs in approximately 1 in 40,000 people. Some experts suspect […]

Neurofibromatosis treatment

Did you know that your body houses a complex system of communication with many moving parts? Well, it does and that system is also called your nervous system. Your nervous system made up of three sets of tissues. One set carries information from your sense into your brain, another set takes that information and interprets […]

Neurofibromatosis in children

Neurofibromatosis is actually more than one disorder. It actually is two separate disorders. This is because two different chromosomes can be affected by a mutated gene. Neurofibromatosis in children is common and affects one in every 4,000 births. This disorder is typically identified by the growth of tumors on the nerves. The tumor may appear […]


Neurofibromatosis is a medical condition that causes skin and bone abnormalities by allowing tumors to grow in nerve tissues. Also referred to as NF, neurofibromatosis is often diagnosed in children ranging from 3 to 16 years of age. Although some children may become disabled from the disease, most children can live a fairly normal life. […]