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Neurofibromatosis 2

Name: Neurofibromatosis 2
Description: 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.(MeSH).
Synonym(s): Neurofibromatosis Type II, Bilateral Acoustic Schwannoma, Familial Acoustic Neuroma, Bilateral Acoustic Neurofibromatosis, Neurofibromatosis Type 2, Bilateral Acoustic Neuroma, Neurofibromatosis II
Super-category: Neurofibromatosis
Id: birnlex_12608
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  • Definition Source: MeSH
  • Acronym: NF2

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AcronymNF2  +
Created5 October 2007  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionAn autosomal dominant disorder characteriz 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.(MeSH). the first or second decade of life.(MeSH).
DefinitionSourceMeSH  +
Idbirnlex_12608  +
LabelNeurofibromatosis 2  +
ModifiedDate30 May 2009  +
SuperCategoryNeurofibromatosis  +
SynonymNeurofibromatosis Type II  +, Bilateral Acoustic Schwannoma  +, Familial Acoustic Neuroma  +, Bilateral Acoustic Neurofibromatosis  +, Neurofibromatosis Type 2  +, Bilateral Acoustic Neuroma  +, and Neurofibromatosis II  +