Epidermal nevus syndrome

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Epidermal nevus syndrome (also known as "Feuerstein and Mims syndrome,"[1][2] and "Solomon's syndrome"[1]:775[3]) was first described in 1968, and consists of extensive epidermal nevi with abnormalities of the CNS, skeleton, skin, cardiovascular system, genitourinary system, and eyes.[2]:634 However, since the syndrome's first description, a broader concept for the "epidermal nevus" syndrome has been proposed, with at least six types being described[4][1]:776:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-138076-0.
  2. ^ a b James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  3. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 
  4. ^ Happle, R. "Epidermal nevus syndrome." Semin Dermatol. 1995;14:111.