Neurocutaneous Disorders & Treatment
Neurocutaneous syndromes are disorders with cutaneous and neurologic anomalies. Some of these disorders are hereditary. The most common disorders found in children are skin lesions. Neuro Fibromatosis (NF), including type 1 (NF1), type 2 (NF2), and schwannomatosis; Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC); and Sturge-Weber syndrome are three neurocutaneous disorders that typically present in childhood. The symptoms may vary associated with each condition. The diagnosis is made with a physical examination and diagnostic tests. Diagnostic tests may include Blood tests, Genetic testing, X-ray, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography scan, Electroencephalogram (EEG), Eye examination, Tissue sample of the tumor or skin lesion. Specific treatment will be determined by child's doctor based on age, extend and type of condition, child's tolerance for specific medications, procedures, or therapies, Expectations for the course of the condition.
- Track 1-1 Neurofibromatosis
- Track 2-2 Sturge-Weber syndrome
- Track 3-3 Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
- Track 4-4 Diagnosis & Treatment