Potential new biomarker for neurofibromatosis identified

Published today in BMC Medicine, scientists have found a new biomarker, MIA, for neurofibromatosis, a disease that affects 1 in 3000. Although many cases are benign cafe au lait spots, some cases can result in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. Identification of a marker in the blood will help diagnosis.

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© Judy Keen | n3 science communications

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