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Image Number 4727 (Von Recklinghausen's disease)

Nodule,skin coloured

Diagnosis: Von Recklinghausen's disease

Site: Trunk

Sex: M

Age: 20


Description: Soft nodules.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


 Asymptomatic, mutiple, skin-coloured soft tumors that can be pushed down into the panniculus by light pressure with the finger (“buttonholing”) and spring back when released. These nodules covered most of body areas and and their onset dated to early childhood. The father also has neurofibromatosis I.

Case presented by Dr. Ayman Abdelmaksoud, MD, Egypt.


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