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A case report of neurofibromatosis Type 1 – plexiform variant

Supriya Bhat, Subhas Gogineni Babu, Renita Lorina Castelino, Kumuda Rao, Medhini Madi, Saidath K Bhat.

Neurofibromatosis type 1 is a neurocutaneous disorder which is autosomal dominant. The incidence is 1 in 2500 births. It was earlier termed Von Recklinghausen’s disease. The clinical features range from café-au lait spots, multiple neurofibromas of the skin along with plexiform variants, axillary freckling, optic glioma and Lisch nodules. This paper reports a case of Neurofibromatosis type 1 with review of literature.

Key words: Neurofibromatosis, neurofibromas, café-au lait spots, genetic

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