• What looks like a birthmark could be a sign of a rare condition in children

    12 days ago - By Wood TV

    It's an invisible disease and a rare condition that starts in childhood. It's a devastating diagnosis, but there is some new progress toward treating neurofibromatosis - or NF.
    The first sign is a distinctive marking on the skin, something that looks like a birthmark. But what lies beneath can cause debilitating symptoms and damage to vital structures in the body.
    Three-year-old Sam Mohideen has NF, and looking at him alongside his siblings, Max and Maria, you'd never know his health challenges.
    “Sam is a ball of energy but he is also the happiest, kindest third child that I know,” said...
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