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J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978 Feb;21(2):152-155. Korean. Case Report.
Lee KS , Lee DW , Yang DK , Kim KB .
Department of Pediatric, Kwangju Christian Hospital, Korea.
Abstract

Almost always patients with multiple neurofibromatosis show cafe-au-lait macules on their skin. At times the skin macules are seen even before the appearance of the neurofibromata in childhood. The author experienced one case of neurofibromatosis in a 12-year-old boy who has no cafe-au-lait macules. Besides the clinical peculiarity of having no skin pigmentation, the histopathology of the case showed well-formed double-palisading structure, which is not common among the micro-scopical findings of neurofibromata.

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