Surgical Considerations for the Familial Cancer Syndrome, Neurofibromatosis 1: A Comprehensive Review
Neurofibromatosis 1 is one of the more common inheritable disorders that surgeons may encounter. A plethora of systemic associations, both benign and malignant, can affect these patients, and an acute awareness of these associations is essential for proper surgical care. A complete review of this disorder from the surgical perspective follows, highlighting the importance of this awareness. A brief review on the management and follow-up of surgical malignancies associated with this disorder is included.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 01 February 2009
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