Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1): Treating health complications

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Learn how the complications of Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) are treated.

Key points

  • There are both common and rare complications that may affect people with NF1.
  • People with NFI and their caregivers should pay attention to any troublesome symptoms and discuss them with their doctor.
  • Most children with NF1 will have only mild symptoms that do not need treatment.
  • If you have any concerns, call your doctor. Do not ignore new or concerning symptoms in your child.
Last updated: March 10th 2010