Fast Five Quiz: Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Signs and Symptoms

Heidi Moawad, MD


May 02, 2023

Cutaneous neurofibromas are found in > 95% of patients with NF1, whereas plexiform neurofibromas occur in approximately 40%-60% of patients. Between 50% and 60% of patients with NF1 have learning difficulties that persist throughout life. Pulmonary hypertension is a rare complication of NF1 in older adults.

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