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Neurofibromatosis type 2

Disease definition

Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) is a tumor-prone disorder characterized by the development of multiple schwannomas and meningiomas.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • NF2
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: Q85.0
  • OMIM: 101000
  • UMLS: C0027832  C0027859  C1136041
  • MeSH: D009464  D016518
  • GARD: 7193
  • MedDRA: 10000523  10029271

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