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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 cutaneou…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Xanthogranuloma

…ildren. An association exists, episodically, in children with neurofibromatosis, Niemann-Pick’s disease, and urticaria pigmentosa. Benign cephalic histiocytosis seems to be a papular expression of xanthogranuloma on the head of children. Reticu…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…hes 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 extravasation of erythrocytes in the dermis, and a reddish patch of a blush…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Melanoma arising in a giant nevus spilus maculosus

…sis (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 normal and not hyperpigmented and the body-midline is not crossed…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Wide and Deep Excision for Melanoma?

…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 diagnosis of melanoma in the ABCDs. A surgeon should excise as…