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Health Topics: Neurosurgery
Suresh is a neurosurgeon at Children's National; he specializes in minimally invasive approaches, when appropriate.
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Tumors of the optic nerve and visual pathway are the most common types of brain tumors in children with neurofibromatosis.
Plexiform neurofibromas are a common complication of neurofibromatosis. These predominantly inherited tumors can occur anywhere in the body, including the head and neck, extremities, areas around the spine and deep in the body where they may affect organs.