Cognitive impairment in neurofibromatosis type 1.

  title={Cognitive impairment in neurofibromatosis type 1.},
  author={Sally Ozonoff},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics},
  volume={89 1},
  • Sally Ozonoff
  • Published 1999 in American journal of medical genetics
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is associated with a broad range of relatively nonspecific cognitive impairments, including low IQ, learning disabilities, and behavioral difficulties. While early studies indicated that the cognitive phenotype of NF1 resembles that of nonverbal learning disabilities (NLD), later research has found that the impairments are broader and do not fit the NLD profile well. Language-based deficits and executive dysfunction have also been found in empirical studies. There… CONTINUE READING

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