Prognosis of Neurofibromatosis-1


About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Neurofibromatosis-1 usually refers to the likely outcome of Neurofibromatosis-1. The prognosis of Neurofibromatosis-1 may include the duration of Neurofibromatosis-1, chances of complications of Neurofibromatosis-1, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Neurofibromatosis-1, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Neurofibromatosis-1. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Prognosis of Neurofibromatosis-1: NF1 is usually mild, though it can sometimes be severe.
Prognosis for Neurofibromatosis-1: In most cases, symptoms of NF1 are mild, and patients live normal and productive lives. In some cases, however, NF1 can be severely debilitating. 1 ... In some cases of NF2, the damage to nearby vital structures, such as other cranial nerves and the brainstem, can be life-threatening. 1
Complications: see complications of Neurofibromatosis-1

1. excerpt from NINDS Neurofibromatosis Information Page: NINDS

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