café-au-lait spot

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café-au-lait spot

[kaf′ā·ōlā′]
Etymology: Fr, coffee with milk
a pale tan macule the color of coffee with milk. Simultaneous development of several café-au-lait spots is associated with neurofibromatosis, but occasional café-au-lait spots occur normally. See also neurofibromatosis.
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Café-au-lait spot