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46. Picture of Neurofibromatosis (Neurofibromas)

Picture of Neurofibromatosis: Neurofibromas
Image Source: Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos Copyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.
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Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder that causes nervous system tumors. There are several different types of neurofibromastosis. Most tumors associated with the condition arise from the peripheral nerves and are called neurofibromas. The picture shows neurofibromas on the back of an adolescent with neurofibromatosis.

Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos Copyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: "Neurofibromatosis Fact Sheet." National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

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