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When unilateral vestibular schwannoma is not due to neurofibromatosis

Revisiting neurofibromatosis type 2 diagnostic criteria to exclude LZTR1-related schwannomatosis.

Smith MJ, Bowers NL, Bulman M, et al.

Neurology 2017; 88:87-92.



To determine the specificity of the current clinical diagnostic criteria for neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) relative to the requirement for unilateral vestibular schwannoma (VS) and at least 2 other NF2-related tumors. 176 more words


1986: Lab Rats

Knock. Knock. Knock…on the steel motel door. Mom?

Dad springs from his nap and squints through the glass door hole. When will I be tall enough to see through there? 707 more words

Extraordinary Outcomes for an Extraordinary Little Girl: Isabella’s Story

Isabella O’Connell was just 3 months old when her pediatrician noticed ‘cafe au lait’ spots suddenly appearing on her skin. “The spots were appearing at such a rapid pace” said Isabella’s mother, Melissa Kulak. 360 more words

Woman gets pregnant, then suddenly her body becomes covered in small bumps Yahoods.com

Libby Huffer, from Fort Wayne, IN, had a happy, normal life. She was born with quite a few beauty marks but nothing severe. Then suddenly in her teenage years, her body began to break out into small lumps. 12 more words


The power of sharing and the importance of privacy

We live in a world where everyone is constantly sharing their most futile actions, such as eating a bagel, as well as sharing their biggest “secrets” on social medial. 591 more words


This afternoon I found out I had a missed call and voice mail from Children’s Health. I have been trying to get an appointment for Alice with Dr.Klesse and the referral final went through. 368 more words


What is "Living in Hopeland"?

Today is October 21st of 2016, and while the weather is one of the most beautiful of the year, I spent the last hour glued to my computer. 312 more words