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Neurofibromatoses MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Neurofibromatoses
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.580.600.580.590
C04.700.631
C10.562.600
C10.574.500.549
C16.320.400.560
C16.320.700.633
Unique ID
D017253
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017253
Annotation
multiple neurofibromas; specifics are available
Scope Note
A group of disorders characterized by an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance with high rates of spontaneous mutation and multiple neurofibromas or neurilemmomas. NEUROFIBROMATOSIS 1 (generalized neurofibromatosis) accounts for approximately 95% of cases, although multiple additional subtypes (e.g., NEUROFIBROMATOSIS 2, neurofibromatosis 3, etc.) have been described. (From Neurochirurgie 1998 Nov;44(4):267-72)
Entry Term(s)
Multiple Neurofibromas
Neurofibromatosis
Neurofibromatosis 3
Neurofibromatosis Syndrome
Neurofibromatosis Type 3
NLM Classification #
QZ 380
Public MeSH Note
2000; see NEUROFIBROMATOSIS 1993-1999
History Note
2000(1993)
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Neurofibromatoses Preferred
Neurofibromatosis 3 Narrower
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