Neurofibromatosis type 1: A neuro-psycho-cutaneous syndrome?

Christopher K.H. Burris, Michael A. Stier, Shahriar Salamat, Shari Thomas, Simone Lauderdale, Meisha L. Raven, Maria E. Rodriguez, Devasis N. Reddy, Heather D. Potter, Daniel M. Albert

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Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is an inherited disorder often associated with optic nerve gliomas, low-grade brain tumors, and readily visible signs. Though these features are frequently emphasized, the psychosocial and emotional morbidities are often overlooked. We present a patient with depressive disorder resulting in suicide in a patient with NF1.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)208-211
Number of pages4
JournalOrbit (London)
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 4 2018


  • Neurofibromatosis
  • depression

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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