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White Epidermal Nevi at Birth in a Patient with Tuberous Sclerosis.
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PMID:  23045994     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
We report a neonate who presented at birth with multiple, scattered, white macerated plaques. Punch biopsy confirmed epidermal nevi. At 3 months of age the patient presented with infantile spasms and, after full evaluation, was diagnosed with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). We suggest that physicians consider TSC in a neonate with epidermal nevi inconsistent with any described epidermal nevus syndrome.
Capt Amanda L Elam; Maj Patrick E McCleskey
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1525-1470     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dermatol     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
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Created Date:  2012-10-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Published 2012. This article is a U.S. Government work and is in the public domain in the USA.
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas.
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