Medical care for your child with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)

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A child with neurofibromatosis type 1 must have consistent medical care. Parents can use this checklist to ensure their child receives all the care they need.

Key points

  • People with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) should receive regular care and monitoring throughout life.
  • Parents should talk to their child's doctor if they have any concerns about new or concerning symptoms.
Last updated: January 27th 2010