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CAFE-AU-LAIT SPOT [1 record]

Record 1 1990-06-21


Subject field(s)
  • Symptoms (Medicine)
  • Musculoskeletal System

Uniformly light brown, sharply defined, and usually oval-shaped patches of skin that are characteristic of neurofibromatosis, but also found in normal individuals.

Key term(s)
  • café au lait spot
  • café-au-lait spot
  • café-au-lait patch


  • Symptômes (Médecine)
  • Appareil locomoteur (Médecine)

Taches pigmentaires caractéristiques de la neurofibromatose de Recklinghausen, bistres, arrondies ou ovalaires, sans relief et siégeant surtout dans les régions découvertes.


Définition d'après EMNEU 17165 B10, 1975, page 5.

Key term(s)
  • tache café au lait


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Síntomas (Medicina)
  • Sistema musculoesquelético (Medicina)
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