A disease in which neurofibromas from throughout the body
Pain can be chronic
Skin: brown spot on skin, armpit freckles, or lumps
Whole body: balance disorder or high blood pressure
Developmental: learning disability or short stature
Sensory: hearing loss or pins and needles
Also common: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, bone deformities, enlarged head, ringing in the ears, scoliosis, seizures, or vision disorder
Chromosome affected 17
- There is no cure.
Ophthalmologist: Specializes in eye diseases.
Neurosurgeon: Specializes in nervous system disorders.