What exactly is neurofibromatosis?

Improved treatments can greatly enhance the battle against this painful and debilitating illness

Stars Insider

04/06/24 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Neurology

Neurological conditions are some of the most perplexing and confounding parts of medicine. The study of neurons and genes and their relationships has surely made some great leaps, but there is still far much more that we don't know than we do know. Neurofibromatosis is one of these little-understood conditions. Characterized by tumors, some benign and some not, growing near or over neurons and nerve endings, neurofibromatosis is a condition that needs to garner more attention if treatments are ever to improve in the fight against this often painful and debilitating illness.

Intrigued? Read on to find out what is known about neurofibromatosis.

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