This clinical report provides a review of the clinical criteria needed to establish a diagnosis, the inheritance pattern of neurofibromatosis 1, its major clinical and developmental manifestations and guidelines for monitoring and providing intervention to maxamize the growth, development and health of an affected child.
This article is intended to help define cafe au Lait spots typical of Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) and describe their frequency and variability in the normal population.
Neurofibromatosis, Inc.: www.nfnetwork.org
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke:www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/neurofibromatosis
This study identifies presenting symptoms and signs according to age group that could lead to earlier diagnosis of TS.
This entire issue of the Journal of Child Neurology is devoted to Tuberous Sclerosis complex.
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance: www.tsalliance.org
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke:www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/tuberous_sclerosis