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Orbitofacial Neurofibromatosis and Vision Loss

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Title: Orbitofacial Neurofibromatosis and Vision Loss
Author: Tyson Olson
Date: 2013
Keywords / Main Subjects: Neurofibromatosis type 1; Von Recklinghausen disease; Sphenoid wing dysplasia; Neurofibroma; Neurofibromin; S-shaped ptosis; Pulsatile proptosis; Orbitofacial neurofibromatosis; Lisch nodules;
Secondary CORE Category: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease / Diseases Due to Chromosomal Abnormalities
Diagnosis: Neurofibromatosis type 1
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a male infant who presented with neurofibromatosis type 1. The presentation includes a discussion of the diagnostic criteria, clinical course, treatment, and prognosis of neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1). It also includes specific information about orbitofacial neurofibromatosis, a subset of NF1. The pathophysiology and molecular etiology of NF-1 are also discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15139
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