Neurofibromatosis 2

NF2; Bilateral acoustic neurofibromatosis; Central bilateral acoustic NF

Neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2) is a disorder in which tumors form on the nerves of the brain and spine (the central nervous system). It is passed down (inherited) in families.

Although it has a similar name to neurofibromatosis type 1, it is a different and separate condition.

Central nervous system

The central nervous system is comprised of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system includes all peripheral nerves.

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