By: Jonah Severt
What are the types of NF?
NF has two different types of the disorders NF 1 and NF 2. NF 1 appears in childhood and can causes symptoms like, light brown spots on the skin, freckles in the armpits, bone deformities, Etc. NF 2 is less common the NF 1 it causes slow growing tumors shown throughout the body.
- Soft bumps under the skin
- learning disabilities
- Flat, light brown spots on the skin
15% of people with NF can be severely debilitating. NF can grow inside the body and damage the organ system. Puberty and pregnancy can increase the size of NF 50% of people with NF have speech problems, learning disabilities, and seizures.