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Author Ferner, Rosalie E.

Title Neurofibromatoses in clinical practice / Rosalie E. Ferner, Susan M. Huson, D. Gareth R. Evans
Published London ; New York : Springer, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 162 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Neurofibromatosis 1 -- Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (NF2) -- The Neurofibromatoses: Differential Diagnosis and Rare Subtypes -- Psychological Impact of the Neurofibromatoses -- Clinical Quiz: Diagnostic and Management Pitfalls of Neurocutaneous Disease
Summary Neurofibromatoses in Clinical Practice provides a succinct, accessible guide to the neurofibromatoses including diagnosis, management protocols and indications for referral to specialist centers. Neurocutaneous diseases are complex to diagnose and treat and many patients require specialist multidisciplinary management and surveillance. Due to multiple disease manifestations, patients can present to different clinicians without specialist expertise such as general practitioners, pediatricians, neurologists, geneticists, surgeons and ophthalmologists. The clinically focused formatof this book will enablerapid consultation during clinics, facilitate disease pattern recognition, and indicate care pathways. The clinical quizhighlights common pitfalls in diagnosis and management and a glossary and reference section provide details for access to specialist NF clinics throughout the UK and internationally. Written by experts in the field Neurofibromatoses in Clinical Practice is a practical guide for consultants in training and practice, general practitioners and specialist nurses
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Neurofibromatosis.
Form Electronic book
Author Huson, S. M.
Evans, D. Gareth R.
LC no. 2011931682
ISBN 9780857296290 (electronic bk.)
0857296299 (electronic bk.)
9780857296283 (print)
0857296280 (print)