Esclerosis tuberosa; angiofibromas de la cara

Estas son las lesiones cutáneas elevadas (pápulas) y eritematosas, compuestas de tejido fibroso (angiofibromas), que se presentan en la esclerosis tuberosa, una enfermedad que afecta el sistema nervioso y la piel (neurocutánea). Esta enfermedad también puede producir otras lesiones como: manchas de zapa, máculas en hojas de fresno y fibromas periungueales (un tipo de tumor cutáneo).Esclerosis tuberosa; angiofibromas de la cara

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Last reviewed 7/8/2012 by Chad Haldeman-Englert, MD, FACMG, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Section on Medical Genetics, Winston-Salem, NC. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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