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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Neurofibromatosis type 1


Other Names for this Disease
  • NF1
  • Type 1 neurofibromatosis
  • Recklinghausen's disease
  • Von Recklinghausen disease
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Living With

Medical Resources

  • The Neurofibromatosis Network provides a tool for locating a neurofibromatosis specialist in your area. Click on Neurofibromatosis Network to access the tool.

Genetics Resources

Education Resources

  • The Genetics Education Materials for School Success (GEMSS) aims to assure that all children with genetic health conditions succeed in school-life. Their Web site offers general and condition-specific education resources to help teachers and parents better understand the needs of students who have genetic conditions.
Other Names for this Disease
  • NF1
  • Type 1 neurofibromatosis
  • Recklinghausen's disease
  • Von Recklinghausen disease
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.