Tag: Neurofibromatosis

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Autumn’s Diagnosis Came Early in Life

April 29th, 2016

“Her bones are weak and she has broken several bones in her little body” Shortly after she was born Autumn’s parents were informed that their precious newborn had a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), a fairly common genetic disorder characterized by changes in skin coloring (pigmentation) and the growth of tumors along nerves […]

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Maddy’s D.C. Dream Come True

January 26th, 2015

“Maddy was a happy, happy kid” Diagnosed at 2 years old, Wish Kid Maddy faces a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis which disturbs cell growth in the nervous systems and causes tumors to form on tissue. Her diagnosis revealed tumors all over her body, including behind both of her eyes; attempting to remove them could cause […]

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The magic behind the movies: Bobby’s Wish to Universal Studios

December 5th, 2013

“Bobby wasn’t even scared for his first plane ride like we were; he’s really brave.” Meeting Bobby, you probably couldn’t guess this lively and energetic young teen suffers from a painful life-threatening condition. His body may not show it on the outside, but inside is a different story. Bobby suffers from neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), […]

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