Info Found: It is also called von Recklinghausen's disease this website is useful because it gives me another name for my rare diseaseOther than that, all of these websites are the same.
Info Found: neurofibromatosis can be passed down from parent to child. I found no more new information, because this information is the same as the other cites I looked at. This is important because it basically confirms the information in the past 3 articles.
Info Found: Neurofibromatosis 1 is a multisystem disorder that mostly involves the skin and nervous system. Its population prevalence is 1 in 4,000. The condition usually is recognized in early childhood. This source is useful because it gives me more information on my condition. All of these sites basically say the same information.
Info Found: Neurofibromatosis can cause tumors on the tissue surrounding the nerves, the tumors are non-cancerous, but in some cases, become cancerous. There are two types of NF: 1 and 2. NF 2 occurs in about 1:40,000 people. NF1 occurs in 1:4,000 people. Why this source is useful: This source is useful for personal reasons. I have NF1, so its interesting to see the information on this genetic disease,