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Frontal X-ray of the lumbar spine of a patient with Recklinghausen's disease, or neurofibromatosis type 1. Numerous nodules are seen in the skin. Neurofibromatosis causes neurofibromas, tumours of nervous and connective tissue, to form. The tumours usually form on the skin, but they can also be located inside the body.
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