Genetics in Primary Care Institute (AAP)
The goal of this site is to increase collaboration in the care of children with known or suspected genetic disorders. It includes health supervision guidelines and other useful resources; represents a collaboration among the Health Resources & Services Administration, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
|Author:||David A. Stevenson, MD - 11/2004|
|Content Last Updated:||6/2013|
Koth CW, Cutting LE, Denckla MB.
The association of neurofibromatosis type 1 and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Neuropsychol Dev Cogn Sect C Child Neuropsychol. 2000;6(3):185-94. PubMed abstract
Study compared the ADHD status of children affected with NF-1 to that of their unaffected-NF-1 siblings and to that of their biological parents suggesting ADHD may occur as a component of NF1.
Neurofibromatosis Type 1.
Management of Genetic Syndromes, 3rd Edition. 2010; 549-568. New York: Wiley-Blackwell; http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470191414.html
Excellent review of NF1 by an expert in the field. Book is a great resource for Medical Home providers, with chapters on 25 different genetic conditions.