Neurocognitive profiles of learning disabled children with neurofibromatosis type 1

@inproceedings{OrracaCastillo2014NeurocognitivePO,
  title={Neurocognitive profiles of learning disabled children with neurofibromatosis type 1},
  author={Miladys Orraca-Castillo and Nancy Est{\'e}vez-P{\'e}rez and Vivian Reigosa-Crespo},
  booktitle={Front. Hum. Neurosci.},
  year={2014}
}
Neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1) is a genetic condition generally associated with intellectual deficiency and learning disabilities. Although there have been groundbreaking advances in the understanding of the molecular, cellular, and neural systems underlying learning deficits associated to NF1 in animal models, much remains to be learned about the spectrum of neurocognitive phenotype associated with the NF1 clinical syndrome. In the present study, 32 children with NF1 ranging from 7 to 14 years were… CONTINUE READING

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