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Neurofibromatosis type 2

Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2)

Publication date: 9 Jun 2017

Associated community Neurofibromatosis Type 2

Author: Rare Genomics Institute 


Neurofibromatosis type 2 or NF2 is a genetic disorder characterized by the development of benign tumors in the nervous system. Depending on the type of cell that originates the tumor, these tumors are called schwannomas, meningiomas or ependymomas.