neurocutaneous syndrome

neu·ro·cu·ta·ne·ous syn·drome

a general term for a heterogenous group of disorders that have in common that central nervous system and skin lesions coexist; many are hereditary, including Sturge-Weber syndrome (autosomal dominant inheritance) (q.v.), Cockayne syndrome (autosomal recessive inheritance) (q.v.), and Fabry disease (X-linked inheritance) (q.v.).

neurocutaneous syndrome

Phakomatosis Any multisystem disease characterized by involvement of the brain, skin, eyes, etc Examples Neurofibromatosis type I–von Recklinghausen disease, tuberous sclerosis, von Hippel-Lindau disease–all AD, Sturge-Weber syndrome–
no known hereditary pattern, and ataxia-telangiectasia. See Tuberous sclerosis.

neu·ro·cu·ta·ne·ous syn·drome

(nūrō-kyū-tānē-ŭs sindrōm)
Heterogenous disorders with finding that central nervous system and skin lesions coexist.
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Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), also called Bourneville's (Bourneville-Pringle) disease, is a rare autosomal dominant neurocutaneous syndrome.
There is also clearly a group of patients that require imaging, such as those with a neurocutaneous syndrome or those with infantile spasms where there is a high likelihood of an underlying brain abnormality.
The most common symptoms of this neurocutaneous syndrome include cataracts, scoliosis, fused vertebrae, spina bifida, and delayed mental development [5, 7, 8].
The Sturge-Weber syndrome is a rare neurocutaneous syndrome characterized by facial capillary and capillary-venous malformations in trigeminal nerve distribution, leptomeningeal venous angiomatosis, seizures, dementia and hemiplegia.
Frieden, who placed a leading role in defining PHACE syndrome, estimated it to be a more common neurocutaneous syndrome than Sturge-Weber: "Not super-rare, but not common," she said.
Hypomelanosis of Ito associated with benign tumours and chromosomal abnormalities: a neurocutaneous syndrome.
Eichenfield said he's particularly wary of the potential hazard in using propranolol in children with PHACE, an acronym for the neurocutaneous syndrome defined by posterior fossa malformations, hemangiomas, arterial anomalies, coarctation of the aorta and cardiac defects, and eye abnormalities.
The neurocutaneous syndrome is named for the firm whitish tuber like nodules arising from the cerebral convolutions.
NF is one of the neurocutaneous syndrome manifested by developmental changes in nervous system, bone and skin lesions like neurofibroma, cafACopyright-au-lait spot, axillary freckling etc.
You should regard it as a potentially neurocutaneous syndrome," said Dr.