Neurocutaneous syndromes Q85.8

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Heterogeneous malformation syndromes with skin changes and malformations of the CNS and other organs. The cutaneous symptoms are often already present at birth and allow early diagnosis.

Notice! The still used term "phacomatoses" (Phakos = lens, Mater = mother, here for Mal) should be abandoned in favour of "neurocutaneous syndromes", because in medical history only neurofibromatosis and Pringle-Bourneville phacomatosis belong to the phacomatoses.

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Phacomatoses; Sturge weber syndrome;


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Last updated on: 29.10.2020