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Transcript of Neurofibromitosis
David Schwerd WHAT IS THE ORDER ? the neurofibromatosis is genetic disorders that cause tumors to grow in the nervous system. it starts in the supporting cells that makeup the nerves and the myelitis sheath. there are 2 types of NF. first type invovles skin change, bone deformities.
has two or more growths on the iris of the eye,and tumors ont he optic nerve.
NF2 is less common and is characterized by slow-growing tumors on the eighth cranial verves.
can cause pressure damage to neighboring nerves. WHO HAS Neurofibromatosis katie newell
was diagnosed at fifteen months of age.
the tumors have been located at the upper half of her body.
her mother Vanessa is also diagnosed with a sever case of NF.(NF= neurofibromatosis)she was told that she wouldnt live past the age of 5.she was last known to have been at the age of 18 in january 13 2012. what is the cause it causes skin change and bone deformities
between 30 and 50 percent of new cases arise in an individual genes. it happens in most females in the ages between 1month to 1year. what group does NF happen in how common is the disease it depends on what type of disease there is
type 1 is more common than type 2 symptoms *Spots found anywhere on body about a 1/2 in
*Freckles under arm and groin
*Tumors form later
*Skeletal abnomalities Diagnosis *Sympoms can be spooted in infancy
*Detected under MRI scan frequency about a 100,000 have it in united states of america THE END Treatment *No known cure
*Tumors removed Resources Kidshealth.org Research *Tests to confirm NF this video is not made by jake or david
it may contain gruesome scenes