The following Conditions are related to Six or more café-au-lait spots of at least 5 millimeters [mm] in size (before puberty) or 15 mm in size (after puberty)
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- Von recklinghausen's disease
Tumors develop on nerve tissue as a result of a series of hereditary diseases called von recklinghausen's disease. Anywhere in the neurological system, including the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, these tumors can form. Von recklinghausen's disease comes in three different forms: schwannomatosis, neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1), and neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2). While NF2 and schwannomatosis are typically detected in early adulthood, Read More
- Von recklinghausen's neurofibromatosis
Risk factors of von recklinghausen's neurofibromatosis These are the risk factors - 1. A family history of von recklinghausen's neurofibromatosis is the main risk factor for the condition. About half of those with NF1 and NF2 received the condition from a parent who had it. People with NF1 and NF2 who do not have affected relatives are more likely to have a novel gene mutation. 2. Both NF Read More