Term Neurofibromatosis
Code YF-3000.5560
Definition A genetic disorder that affects the cell growth of neural tissue and is characterized by tumors of various sizes on the peripheral nerves.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 9/4/07
Use References NF
Von Recklinghausen's Disease
See Also References
External Classification Terms Nerve, Muscle & Bone Diseases (NTE G50)
Nervous System Diseases (NPC G02.15)
Related Concepts
Facet Target
Comments
Bibliographic References Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, Editions 15 and 18, F.A. Davis Company, Philadelphia, 1985. Used with permission.

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