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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Neurofibromatosis

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A constellation of lesions that represent disorders of melanocytes (e.g., axillary “freckles” and café au lait “spots”) and of proliferations of Schwann cells (e.g., papules, nodules, and tumors of neurofibroma).

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Neurofibromatosis

A constellation of lesions that represent disorders of melanocytes (e.g., axillary “freckles” and café au lait “spots”) and of proliferations of Schwann cells (e.g., papules, nodules, and tumors of neurofibroma). The…

Segmental neurofibromatosis presenting with congenital excessive skin folds

Segmental neurofibromatosis presenting with congenital excessive skin folds

…gmental neurofibromatosis. Arch Dermatol 1977;113(6):837-8. CrossRef 3. Tinschert S, Naumann I, Stegmann E, et al. Segmental neurofibromatosis is caused by somatic mutation of the neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) gene. Eur J Hum Genet 2000;8(6):455-9….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Xanthogranuloma

…, lungs, and heart also may be compromised by the process in children. An association exists, episodically, in children with neurofibromatosis, Niemann-Pick’s disease, and urticaria pigmentosa. Benign cephalic histiocytosis seems to be a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…8221; Alterations histopathologic that are responsible for patches are the same as those for macules. A café au lait spot of neurofibromatosis results from an increase in melanin within the epidermis, a purple patch of an ecchymosis from…

Melanoma arising in a giant nevus spilus maculosus

Melanoma arising in a giant nevus spilus maculosus

…ial diagnosis we also considered a partial unilateral lentiginosis (PUL), which seems to be a mosaic manifestation of type 1 neurofibromatosis [5]. This rare condition was excluded on the basis of clinical findings because in PUL the background is…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Wide and Deep Excision for Melanoma?

…cm, 1.0, or 5.0 cm. Those numbers are arbitrary and capricious, just as is the number 5 for caf?-au-lait spots indicative of neurofibromatosis, 6 for mast cells per high power field as a sign of mastocytosis, and 6 mm diameter as a criterion for the…