café-au-lait spot

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café-au-lait spot

n
(Medicine) a brown patch on the skin that can occur normally in small numbers or in neurofibromatosis, when they are more numerous
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He had frontal bossing, macrocephaly, a mildly flattened nasal bridge, and short limbs, cafe-au-lait spot on the skin which measured 1,5x0,5 cm.
It is comprised of a flat, macular component, subtly darker shade than the surrounding skin, resembling a cafe-au-lait spot.
Up to 20% of the population has a cafe-au-lait spot.
In present study 2 patients with epilepsy had cafe-au-lait spot, one child along with it had giant pigmented macule, while two patients had adenoma sebaceum.
Clinically, NF-1 is characterized by cafe-au-lait spots, freckling, skin neurofibroma, plexiform neurofibroma, bony defects, Lisch nodules, and tumors of the central nervous system.
Since then, diagnosis has been based on the presence of neurocutaneous stigmata such as cafe-au-lait spots, axillary, inguinal freckling and cutaneous or subcutaneous neurofibromas and iris hamartomas (Lisch nodules).
Keywords: Cafe-au-lait spots, Neurofibromatosis, Neurocutaneous, Oligodendroglioma.
Cafe-au-lait spots are found in 95% of adults with VR.
The bony lesions, involved gonads, and cafe-au-lait spots are typically all on the same side of the body.