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Neurofibromatosis, giant cafe-au-lait spot

Neurofibromatosis, giant cafe-au-lait spot

Overview

People with neurofibromatosis often have more than 6 light brown spots (cafe-au-lait spots) larger than 1.5 centimeters. This is a picture of a giant cafe-au-lait spot on a person with neurofibromatosis.

Update Date 7/30/2014

Updated by: Richard J. Moskowitz, MD, Dermatologist in private practice, Mineola, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.