Neurofibromatosis

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  • Neurofibromatosis is known to have a dominant pattern of inheritance. People with this condition are born with one mutated copy of the gene in each cell. In about half of the cases, the gene is inherited from the remaining result of the NF1  gene and occur in people with no history of the disorder in their family.   also it can not be prevented.
  • there are symptoms like: -Presence of light brown sports on the skin. -Severe curvature of the spine -Balance problems
  • there are changes in: -in skin -growth and development -signs of early puberty -high blood pressure
  • if the  male has this condition, and not the female; or vice versa, then there is a 50% chance you kids can have them. this is why it is recommended by other, mostly doctors, to get gene counseling.  
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  • Frederick von Recklinghausen is credited with the discovery of the disorder in 1882. also   it is estimated that as many as 1 in 3,000 people have   NF1, so ever since the discovery , treatments like surgery and medication have been given. still it cant be prevented or cured.
  • my name is Frederick von Recklinghausen 
  •  this condition only    run in the family. if  a male has the condition and not the women,  vice versa,there is a 50 % chance that the kids will get it. for these reasons doctors may offer to   do gene counseling, before having a child. this will help you in getting ready for what may happen on the future.
  • the effect happens because,what the mutation does is that it , makes the genes grow uncontrollably. this then make irregular body problems.
  • this condition is caused by a defect/mutation, in which a gene will go through, causing a series of effects.
  • as adults age more, the condition will grow, and spread, but doctors don't know where or when. So it makes it hard for them to help you as best as possible, and this is also why you should go to the doctors as soon as possible.
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