USMLE

Neurofibromatosis Type II (NF II)

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Autosomal Dominant Diseases
  1. Marfan Syndrome
  2. Li-Fraumeni Syndrome (LFS)
  3. Achondroplasia
  4. Job (Hyper IgE) Syndrome
  5. HHT
  6. Hereditary Spherocytosis
  7. von Hippel-Lindau (VHL)
  8. MEN 1
  9. MEN 2
  10. Von Recklinghausen Disease (NF I)
  11. Neurofibromatosis Type II (NF II)
  12. Myotonic Dystrophy
  13. ADPKD

Neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2) is an autosomal dominant cancer syndrome characterized by the growth of tumors in the nervous system, most commonly acoustic schwannomas.

The syndrome is caused by mutations in NF2 on chromosome 22. Tumors seen include bilateral acoustic Schwannomas, Meningiomas, and Ependymomas.

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