Epidermal nevus syndrome

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Epidermal nevus syndrome
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Epidermal nevus in lower eyelid margin
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 Q85.8
MeSH C536114 
Orphanet 35125

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 central nervous system (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:[1]:776[4]

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  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.

Epidermal nevus syndrome