We are reporting a case of multiple symmetric nevi of the face with tuberous sclerosis associated with epilepsy and a large fibromatous growth on the scalp. Beside other important features, the abnormal electroencephalographic findings for 4 other members of the family are also presented.
REPORT OF CASE
L. T.,1 an American-born woman aged 20, of an Italian mother and a French father, not consanguineous, was referred by the North Hudson Hospital, Weehawken, N. J., for treatment at the Skin and Cancer Unit of the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital on June 20, 1940. She presented a large disfiguring growth on the scalp and a prominent red eruption on the face (figs. 1 and 2). She gave a history of frequent epileptic attacks. A "red birth mark" was noticed on the scalp at birth. It was hairless, smooth and level with the surrounding cutaneous surfaces. When she was
GOOD CK, GARB J. SYMMETRIC NEVI OF FACE, TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS, EPILEPSY AND FIBROMATOUS GROWTH ON SCALP: WITH ABNORMAL ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAMS OF MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY; REPORT OF A CASE. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1943;47(2):197–215. doi:10.1001/archderm.1943.01500200041004
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