von Recklinghausen's disease

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von Recklinghausen's disease

 [von rek´ling-how″zenz]

von Recklinghausen's disease

von Recklinghausen's disease

Neurofibromatosis, type 2 Neurology An AD condition characterized by cafe-au-lait skin spotting and pendulous fibrous tumors. See Neurofibromatosis.

von Recklinghausen's disease

See NEUROFIBROMATOSIS.
von Recklinghausen's disease; neurofibromatosis autosomal-dominant disease of marked clinical variability characterized by development of multiple, small neurofibromata, palpable 'button-like' skin freckles (pigmented skin lesions; café au lait spots) of axilla and/or groin, and tibial or fibular pseudojoint formation (secondary to neurofibroma formation within bone); six or more smooth, milk-chocolate-coloured patches of pigmented skin >15 mm in diameter, especially in axilla or groin, are diagnostic of the disease
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