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February 1955


AMA Arch Derm. 1955;71(2):270-279. doi:10.1001/archderm.1955.01540260128024

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Adenoma Sebaceum and Tuberous Sclerosis, Epiloia.

Presentation of all cases at this meeting was made by Dr. Paul A. O'Leary, Dr. Hamilton Montgomery, Dr. Louis A. Brunsting, Dr. Robert R. Kierland, and Dr. Harold Perry, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

A 25-year-old man has had an eruption over the central part of the face since the age of 4 years. The eruption consists of small, discrete, translucent flesh-colored papules with telangiectases. There are similar papules in the lumbar area. Poliosis of the posterior scalp is noted. X-rays of the skull reveal bilateral symmetrical calcification of the basal ganglia and a small area of osteitis in the frontal bone. Electroencephalogram suggests a diffuse disturbance of function affecting both temporal regions. Funduscopic examination reveals generalized narrowing of the retinal arterioles with clear white mulberry lesions in each fundus. Excretory urogram and intravenous pyelogram showed pressure defects of the renal pelves and caliceal

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