phacomatosis

phac·o·ma·to·sis

(fak'ō-mă-tō'sis),
A generic term for a group of hereditary diseases characterized by hamartomas involving multiple tissues; for example, von Hippel-Lindau disease, neurofibromatosis, Sturge-Weber syndrome, tuberous sclerosis. Patients with phacomatosis may develop pheochromacytomas.
Synonym(s): phakomatosis
[Van der Hoeve's coinage fr. G. phakos, mother-spot]

phacomatosis

pha·co·ma·to·sis

(fak'ō-mă-tō'sis)
A generic term for a group of hereditary diseases characterized by hamartomas involving multiple tissues (e.g., von Hippel-Lindau disease, neurofibromatosis, Sturge-Weber syndrome, tuberous sclerosis).
Synonym(s): phakomatosis.
[Van der Hoeve's coinage fr. G. phakos, mother-spot]

phacomatosis

group of hereditary diseases (e.g. Lindau's disease, neurofibromatosis, Sturge-Weber syndrome, tuberose sclerosis) characterized by hamartoma formation
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