NF2

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AcronymDefinition
NF2Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (aka Bilateral Acoustic Neurofibromatosis, aka Central Neurofibromatosis)
NF2Non-Functional Normal Form (relational databases)
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Spinal tanycytic ependymoma associated with neurofibromatosis type 2.
The National Institute of Health (NIH) Consensus Committee has defined a set of diagnostic criteria for Neurofibromatosis type 2 if the patient has one of the following criteria.
1,15) Neurofibromatosis Type 2 is diagnosed on the basis of a series of clinical criteria, defined by the presence of bilateral vestibular schwannomas leading to hearing loss, (5) cataracts, and central nervous system involvement, such as meningioma.
The intramedullary cord ependymoma in children is usually seen in the setting of neurofibromatosis type 2.
It is possible that multiple meningiomas and high-grade sarcomas can occur in the same patient because of a yet undiscovered genetic tendency or pure coincidence not unlike neurofibromatosis type 2 patients.
The new experiments have estimated that the incidence of neurofibromatosis type 2 may be as high as 1 in 25,000 people.
The 27-year-old suffers from the condition neurofibromatosis type 2 - NF2.
Past medical history included seasonal allergies, gastritis, left deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF-2).
Once thought to be a variant of NF1, neurofibromatosis type 2 is now characterized as a separate disorder deriving from an abnormality on chromosome 22.
11,12] The most prominent feature of neurofibromatosis type 2 is bilateral acoustic nerve tumors.