Volume 15, Issue 1 And 2 (September 1991)                   Research in Medicine 1991, 15(1 And 2): 34-37 | Back to browse issues page

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Behvad A, Rakhshan M, Vesal P, Mohammadi F. A Case of Neurotibromatosis in A 5-Month New Born. Research in Medicine. 1991; 15 (1 and 2) :34-37
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Shaheed Beheshti university of Medical Sciences,Iran.
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Neurofibromatosis, an autosomal dominant disorder is characterized by showan cell tumor affecting any Part of the body containing such cell, giving rise to appropriate fealture according to the organ involved but the most characteristic clinical aspect of the disease is pripheral or cranial nerve tumors usually associated with cafe au lait spots more than 6 in number and larger than 1.5 centimctr in diameter, to fullfil the requirement for definite diagnosis.
Neurofibromatosis although an hereditary illness, is not
always manifest at birth and cafe au lait spots also appear later on in life. In very rare instances these spots are not actually existant and instead of cutaneous changes such as wrinkling and saging of the skin similar to that of cu tis Iaxa arc seen to make the diagnosis possible solely by microscopic examinations.
We have Presented in this article a similar case in a Ci-month old male whose clinical feature was not different of cu tis laxa without any evidences of cafc au Jait spots or cutaneous tumor and definite diagnosis was possible through skin biopsy.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Interdisciplinary (Educational Management, Educational research, Statistics, Medical education
Received: 2020/03/8 | Accepted: 2020/03/8 | Published: 2020/03/8

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