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Clinical Quiz: Diagnostic and Management Pitfalls of Neurocutaneous Disease

  • Rosalie E. Ferner
  • D. Gareth R. Evans
  • Susan M. Huson
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Abstract

A child age 10 years presents with two café au lait patches and two skin lumps. What is the differential diagnosis? What investigations would you do?

A patient with NF1 complains of severe pain in one of his fingers if it is knocked. Pressure on the nail bed causes pain. What is the likely diagnosis? What assessment and management would you carry out?

Keywords

Glomus Tumor Prenatal Testing Vestibular Schwannomas Plexiform Neurofibroma Choroid Plexus Carcinoma 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rosalie E. Ferner
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. Gareth R. Evans
    • 3
  • Susan M. Huson
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyGuy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation TrustLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Institute of PsychiatryKing’s CollegeLondonUK
  3. 3.Manchester Academic Health Science CentreSaint Mary’s HospitalManchesterUK

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