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Neurofibromatoses

"Neurofibromatoses" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A group of disorders characterized by an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance with high rates of spontaneous mutation and multiple neurofibromas or neurilemmomas. NEUROFIBROMATOSIS 1 (generalized neurofibromatosis) accounts for approximately 95% of cases, although multiple additional subtypes (e.g., NEUROFIBROMATOSIS 2, neurofibromatosis 3, etc.) have been described. (From Neurochirurgie 1998 Nov;44(4):267-72)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Neurofibromatoses" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Neurofibromatoses" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 72 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2016
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