What is nh1 disease?
Neurofibromatosis type 1 is a condition characterized by changes in skin coloring (pigmentation) and the growth of tumors along nerves in the skin, brain, and other parts of the body.
Is NF1 a serious condition?
The symptoms of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) are often mild and cause no serious health problems. But some people will have severe symptoms. The symptoms of NF1 can affect many different areas of the body, but it’s unlikely someone will develop all of them.
How do you test for NF1?
Your child’s doctor will look for signs of NF1 in your child’s skin, eyes, bones or brain. The second method is genetic testing, also called a molecular or DNA diagnosis. Your child will need to give a blood sample. A lab will check the sample for a change (mutation) in the NF1 gene.
How can you test and confirm NF1?
Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Genetic Testing A blood test is available for genetic testing to see whether a mutation in the neurofibromatosis type 1 gene is present. A diagnosis of neurofibromatosis type 1 is still possible in people who don’t have an identifiable mutation. Testing can now also be performed for SPRED1.
What are the signs and symptoms of H1N1 in children?
Emergency signs and symptoms in children can include: Influenza viruses such as H1N1 infect the cells that line your nose, throat and lungs. The virus enters your body when you inhale contaminated droplets or transfer live virus from a contaminated surface to your eyes, nose or mouth.
What are the symptoms of NF1?
Many people with NF1 get migraines. Some people develop brain tumours, although this is rare. The tumours may cause no noticeable symptoms. However, tumours in certain parts of the brain occasionally cause symptoms, such as:
What are the symptoms of 2009 H1N1 flu?
The symptoms of 2009 H1N1 flu virus in people include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue.
What are the symptoms of H1N1 in ferrets?
Pet ferrets with naturally occurring 2009 H1N1 infection have exhibited illness similar in severity to that seen in ferrets exposed to seasonal influenza viruses and to 2009 H1N1 virus in laboratory settings. Clinical signs exhibited have included sneezing, inactivity, and weight loss.