February 1972

Neurofibromatosis in a Family

Author Affiliations

Portsmouth, Va
From the Department of Pediatrics, US Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Va.

Am J Dis Child. 1972;123(2):159-160. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1972.02110080137019

Multiple manifestations of neurofibromatosis are exhibited by a family with ten affected members. Of particular interest are the associated features of macrocrania and a peculiar facies. Their pathophysiologic and prognostic significance are unknown.