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Definition of Neurocutaneous Syndromes

by Margaret C. McBride, MD

Neurocutaneous syndromes (eg, neurofibromatosis, Sturge-Weber syndrome, tuberous sclerosis, von Hippel–Lindau disease) are neurologic syndromes with cutaneous manifestations. These disorders frequently also cause eye lesions, brain malformations, seizures, and intellectual disability.

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