NF2 Deletion/Duplication

Test Background

Neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2) is characterized by vestibular schwannomas causing tinnitus, hearing loss, and balance dysfunction. Schwannomas may also affect other cranial and peripheral nerves. Fewer than 15% of cases are caused by in-frame deletions. Only deletion analysis by MLPA is performed by this laboratory.

Gene(s): 

NF2

Lab Method

MLPA

About Claritas

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