Posts Tagged ‘neurofibromatose’


Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

Neurofibromatosis: Neurofibromas What is Neurofibromatosis ? It is part of the phacomatoses and different forms exist. It is inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion. What are the types of neurofibromatosis and what do they look like ? Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is called Von Recklinghausen’s Disease: It is most frequently associated with cutaneous alterations. It […]

Skin Signs of Internal Cancers

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland The skin often reflects internal processes. Some skin lesions are linked to cancers and may serve as “signposts” indicating the presence of a less visible internal cancer. Awareness of such skin changes may thus result in earlier diagnosis and treatment of cancers. These skin lesions associated with cancers […]

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