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Neurofibromatosis

Current Trends and Future Directions

Edited by Francesco Signorelli

University of Bari Medical School "Aldo Moro"

Co-editor:

Raffaella Messina

University of Bari Medical School "Aldo Moro"

Neurofibromatosis, one of the most common genetic disorders, is a group of three conditions—Neurofibromatosis 1, Neurofibromatosis 2 and Schwannomatosis—that share some clinical features, such as the presence of cranial and spinal nerve sheet tumors. However, they differ in type of genetic disorder, age of clinical onset, manifestations, management and prognosis. Due to multisystem involvement, a multidisciplinary treatment approach that includes research is ideal. This book provides a systematic, comprehensive and updated outline of Neurofibromatosis. It is a useful reference for clinicians, researchers and students.

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NeurofibromatosisCurrent Trends and Future DirectionsEdited by Francesco Signorelli

Published: May 20th 2020

ISBN: 978-1-78985-530-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-529-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-576-0

Copyright year: 2020

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1. Introductory Chapter: Neurofibromatosis - Current Trends and Future Directions

By Raffaella Messina and Francesco Signorelli

13

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2. Peripheral Nerve Tumors in Neurofibromatosis 1, Neurofibromatosis 2, and Schwannomatosis

By Andrew S. Jack, Beata Durcanova, Zachary G. Wright, Vinil Shah and Line Jacques

44

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3. Neurofibromatosis Type 2: Current Trends and Future Directions for Targeted Biologic Therapies

By Donna Molaie and Phioanh Leia Nghiemphu

58

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4. Cognitive Issues Experienced by Individuals Living with Neurofibromatosis

By Brian S. Potter and Leanne Mendoza

110

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5. Ocular Findings in Neurofibromatosis

By Hind M. Alkatan, Sawsan S. Bakry and Mohammad A. Alabduljabbar

96

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6. Therapeutic Development in Neurofibromatosis

By Mina Lobbous and Bruce R. Korf

163

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