NF1- mild, and individuals live normal and productive lives.
NF2 varies greatly among individuals. In some cases of NF2, the damage to nearby vital
structures, such as other cranial nerves and the brain stem, can be life-threatening.
Most individuals with schwannomatosis have significant pain. In some extreme cases the pain will
be severe and disabling.
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