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NF-2Neurofibromatosis Type 2
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Genetic studies confirmed the presence of a mutation in the NF-2 gene in a 43-year-old woman previously diagnosed with NF-2.
Bilateral acoustic schwannomas are the hallmark of NF-2 and diagnostic of this condition.
The main neurological manifestation of NF-2 is the development of non-malignant brain tumours in the region of the VIlTth cranial nerve (auditory-vestibular nerve), which functions to transmit sensory information from the inner ear to the brain.