Common genetic condition can be baffling
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Common genetic condition can be baffling

Carolyn Smyth Specialist nurse, Neurofibromatosis at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

World Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day is on 17 May. The Neuro Foundation and other charities worldwide are launching campaigns to raise greater awareness of this disorder

Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a common autosomal dominant genetic condition with an estimated birth incidence of one in every 2,699 (Evans et al 2010).

Learning Disability Practice. 21, 2, 18-18. doi: 10.7748/ldp.21.2.18.s19

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