Epidermal nevus syndrome

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Epidermal nevus syndrome
Other names: Solomon's syndrome

Epidermal nevus syndrome (also known as "Feuerstein and Mims syndrome",[1][2] and "Solomon's syndrome"[1]: 775 [3]) is a rare disease that 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] 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. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-138076-0.
  2. 2.0 2.1 James, William D.; Elston, Dirk; Treat, James R.; Rosenbach, Misha A.; Neuhaus, Isaac (2020). "29. Epidermal nevi, neoplasms, and cysts". Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology (13th ed.). Edinburgh: Elsevier. p. 637. ISBN 978-0-323-54753-6. Archived from the original on 2022-04-19. Retrieved 2022-04-18.
  3. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  4. Happle, R. "Epidermal nevus syndrome." Semin Dermatol. 1995;14:111.

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