A typical case of neurofibromatosis

Mayuri Amol Deshpande, Amol Madhav Deshpande

PAMJ. 2022; 42:171. Published 01 Jul 2022 | doi:10.11604/pamj.2022.42.171.35492

Neurofibromatosis type 1, also known as Recklinghausan's disease, is an autosomal dominant disorder. The mutation causes large number of nodules all over the body. A patient of 42 years old age come to the Out Patient Department (OPD) of Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College Hospital and Research Centre, Salod (H), Wardha, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India with tingling and numbness over palm and foot. The patient has taken lots of medicine for the neurofibromas, but the medicinal trials were gone in vain. So he has left the therapeutics for the Neurofibromas. He told us that he has these lumps from the age of 8 years. (A) Neurofibromatosis with numerous flesh coloured Neurofibromason chest and abdomen. (B) Neurofibromatosis with numerous flesh coloured Neurofibromason back. (C) Neurofibromatosis with numerous flesh coloured Neurofibromas on anterior aspect of hands. (D) Neurofibromatosis with numerous flesh coloured Neurofibromas on posterior aspect of hands.
Corresponding author
Mayuri Amol Deshpande, Department of Kayachikitsa, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved Medical College and Research Centre, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University) Salod (H), Wardha (mayuribawane12@gmail.com)


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