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Neurofibromatosis type 2


Other Names for this Disease
  • Acoustic neurinoma bilateral
  • Acoustic schwannomas bilateral
  • Bilateral acoustic neurofibromatosis
  • Neurofibromatosis central type
  • Neurofibromatosis type II
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  • Is there a relationship between neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) and epilepsy or mood disorders? Also, do individuals with NF1 or NF2 have a normal life expectancy? Click here for answer

  • Are large, inoperable schwannomas treatable or able to be shrunk with chemotherapy or radiation? Click here for answer