Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a genetic condition that is characterized by skin pigmentation as well as the development of multiple benign tumors of the nerve cells (neurofibromas). Neurofibromas are often asymptomatic, but may present with pain, disfigurement, or affect the function of nearby tissue and organs. Patients with NF1 are also at an increased risk to develop certain malignancies
GeneReviews – Neurofibromatosis 1
Care of adults with neurofibromatosis type 1: a clinical practice resource of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)
Health Supervision for Children With Neurofibromatosis Type 1
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