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The three main findings of the disease include hyperpigmented cafe au lait spots, fibrous dysplasia and increased endocrine functions and excessive secretion of growth hormone is observed in 21% of the patients.
We report the case of a 19-year-old man with neurofibromatosis type 1 who presented for evaluation of odynophagia, left-sided hemiparesis, multiple cafe au lait spots all over his body, and numerous subcutaneous and cutaneous neurofibromas.
six or more cafe au lait spots Greater than 5 mm (prepubertal) and Greater than 15 mm (postpubertal) in diameter
The development of neurofibromas, multiple cafe au lait spots, and freckling in the armpits or groin area are common symptoms of neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1), which occurs in 1 in 4,000 births.