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Neurofibromatosis type 2
Review Articles from PubMed
The main manifestation of neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) is the development of bilateral vestibular schwannomas (VS). Consequently, one of the most severe functional sequelae is bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, caused by spontaneous tumor progression and/or treatment-related ...
Bilateral vestibular schwannomas are almost pathognomonic of neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2). As a result of these tumors, hearing loss is the presenting symptom in 60% of adults and 30% of children with NF2. It is often bilateral. The best means of preserving hearing in patients with ...
Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) confronts patients and their relatives with the dual issue of a progressive disease and disability. Deafness creates a brutal rupture in the patients' course of life, and other disabilities often follow in addition, that further deteriorates their quality ...
Editorials from PubMed
Research Articles from PubMed
To examine the involvement of dorsal root ganglia and peripheral nerves in children with neurofibromatosis type 2 compared to healthy controls and symptomatic adults by in vivo high-resolution magnetic resonance neurography.
To explore the efficacy and safety of Gamma Knife radiosurgery (GKRS) for meningiomas in patients with neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2).