Lower Limb Neuro

Skin Inspection


Cutaneous Manifestations of Neurologic Disease

    • Signs of Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1)

    • Neurofibromata: non-painful rubbery skin tumours
    • Cafe au Lait spots: flat (macular) patches of hyperpigmentation
    • Signs of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC)

    • Angiofibromata: pink papules in the nasolabial folds
    • Shagreen patches: soft flesh-coloured patches on the trunk
    • Ash leaf macules: hypopigmented flat spots
    • Signs of Meningitis

    • Purpura: non-blanching red / purple lesions
    • Maculopapular rash: blanching flat (macular) and raised (papular) lesions
Last updated on January 1st, 2017
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