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MRI scan showing schwannomas
(tumors) on nerves in the neck

What is schwannomatosis?

Schwannomatosis is a rare genetic disorder that results in tumors (called schwannomas) that grow on the peripheral nerves throughout the body. It is recognized most often in people over the age of 30.

Schwannomatosis can cause severe, debilitating pain and neurological dysfunction.

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For more information, contact the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis (NF) Center at 410-502-6732.


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