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Neurofibromatosis 2

"Neurofibromatosis 2" 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.

An autosomal dominant disorder characterized by a high incidence of bilateral acoustic neuromas as well as schwannomas (NEURILEMMOMA) of other cranial and peripheral nerves, and other benign intracranial tumors including meningiomas, ependymomas, spinal neurofibromas, and gliomas. The disease has been linked to mutations of the NF2 gene (GENES, NEUROFIBROMATOSIS 2) on chromosome 22 (22q12) and usually presents clinically in the first or second decade of life.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Neurofibromatosis 2" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Neurofibromatosis 2" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 123 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2012 and 2014
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