Volume 3, Issue 1 (March- 2014)                   Caspian J Dent Res 2014, 3(1): 47-51 | Back to browse issues page

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Nafarzadeh S, Motallebnejad M, Ghorbani A, Jamaatlou N. A case report of neurofibromatosis. Caspian J Dent Res 2014; 3 (1) :47-51
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,Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Faculty of Dentistry, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol-Iran. , shima_nafar2004@yahoo.com
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Introduction:Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disease characterized by multifocal benign tumors of peripheral nerves, called neurofibromas, and pigmented spots on the skin which inherited as autosomal-dominant. The most common form of the disease is neurofibromatosis type 1, also known as von Recklinghausen's disease of the skin. When an individual has small number of lesions in a limited region of the his body, it could be missed by the patient or not acknowledged by the clinicians as a form of neurofibromatosis.We present here, a case of an 18-year-old male with neurofibromatosis type 1who referred to Babol Dental School for a routine dental examination.

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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
* Corresponding Author Address: Faculty of Dentistry, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol-Iran.

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