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Image Number 889 (Neurofibromatosis)

Nodule,skin coloured

Diagnosis: Neurofibromatosis

Site: Back

Sex: M

Age: 45

Type: Clinical

Description: Multiple soft nodules and a tan colored cafe-au-lait macule

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Neurofibromatosis is an autosomal dominant neurogenetic disorder that can involve almost any organ system including the bones, the nervous system, soft tissue, and the skin.   Two major subtypes of neurofibromatosis, are neurofibromatosis 1 and neurofibromatosis 2.  A third variant is known as segmental neurofibromatosis.

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