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162030 - How to Treat quiz: Neurofibromatosis type 1

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Signs of NF1 generally appear in the first few years of life, and the condition can vary in severity, even within families. Common features include cafe au lait macules, neurofibromas, Lisch nodules, freckling in the groin or axilla and learning problems. Serious complications can include malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours optic pathway glioma, phaeochromocytoma, renal artery stenosis and cerebral gliomas. Life expectancy for people with NF1 is reduced by 8-15 years because of cancer and cardiovascular complications.

Learning outcomes
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to describe the clinical features of neurofibromatosis type 1.
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to utilise the diagnostic criteria for neurofibromatosis type 1
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to discuss the differential diagnoses of neurofibromatosis type 1.
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to explain the age-appropriate management of neurofibromatosis type 1.
  • Delivery
    Title
    162030 - How to Treat quiz: Neurofibromatosis type 1
    Location
    Duration
    1 hour
    Start Date
    12-Jul-2019
    End Date
    31-Dec-2019
    CPD Points
    1 hour
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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