Management and Treatment of "Complex Neurofibromatosis 1"

  title={Management and Treatment of "Complex Neurofibromatosis 1"},
  author={Rosalie E. Ferner and Susan Mary Huson},
Neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1) is a common inherited tumour predisposition disease that involves the skin, bone and nervous system predominantly. The clinical manifestations are variable and affect many of the body systems. Individuals with NF1 are at risk of rare complications—“complex NF1”—that cause significant morbidity and may be life-threatening. They range from unusual NF1 subtypes, facial disfigurement due to plexiform neurofibromas and bone dysplasia to peripheral and central nervous system… CONTINUE READING