NEUROFIBROMATOSIS – A RARE ENTITY
Farheen Jahan*, Rashmi Sapkal and Vinod V. C.
In 1882, Von Recklinghausen was first described Neurofibromatosis as a genetic disease. Neurofibromatosis comes under neuroectodermal abnormality that shows systemic manifestations that mainly affect nervous system, skin, bones, eyes and many other systemic organs. According to literature, Neurofibromatosis features vary from individual to individual. This paper reported a case of 40 year old female with the chief complaint of pain in upper right back region of the jaw since 4 days. On detailed medical history, family history and clinical examinations were confirmed the diagnosis of neurofibromatosis type I.
Keywords: café-au-lait patches, Lisch nodules, Neurofibromatosis.
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