Glossary for Cafe-au-lait spots in children
Medical terms related to Cafe-au-lait spots in children or mentioned in this section include:
- "cafe-au-lait" spots: Where there are macules of a light brown colour located on the skin
- Ataxia Telangiectasia: A rare inherited childhood disorder involving progressive degeneration of the nervous system.
- Bloom Syndrome: A rare genetic inherited genetic disorder which mainly affects Ashkenazic Jewish people and is characterized by short stature, malar hypoplasia, and a telangiectatic erythema of the face.
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Bone symptoms: Symptoms affecting the body's bones
- Chediak-Higashi Syndrome: An inherited immune system disorder resulting in frequent infections, lack of skin and eye pigmentation, neurological diseases and early death.
- Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
- Developmental problems: Physical or mental development difficulty.
- Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
- Gaucher Disease: A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of the enzyme called glucocerebrosidase and accumulation of glycosylceramide (glucocerebroside). There are three forms of this disease: type 1, 2 and 3.
- Growth symptoms: Symptoms related to poor or excessive growth.
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Infant symptoms: Symptoms affecting babies and infants.
- Maffucci Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by benign cartilage overgrowths, skeletal deformities and dark red irregular skin patches.
- McCune-Albright Syndrome: A rare genetic multisystem disorder characterized by abnormal skin pigmentation and endocrine gland dysfunction and replacement of parts of bone tissue with fibrous material.
- Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
- Mucopolysaccharidosis II: Disorder of mucopolysaccharide metabolism in juveniles.
- Neurofibromatosis: Nerve disorders often leading to tumors on nerves.
- Neurofibromatosis type 6: A rare, dominantly inherited syndrome characterized by the presence of at least 6 café-au-lait spots without the presence of neurofibromas or Lisch nodules typically present in neurofibromatosis.
- Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by basal cell carcinomas, broade face and rib abnormalities.
- Pigmentation symptoms: Symptoms related to pigmentation levels in the skin.
- Poor growth: Poor body growth or delayed physical development.
- Silver-Russell dwarfism: A very rare growth disorder characterized by very small stature (dwarfism), skeletal asymmetry and small incurved fifth finger.
- Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
- Skin color changes: Skin changes such as redness, blueness, or whitening.
- Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Spots: The occurrence of spots
- Tuberous sclerosis: A rare genetic disorder characterized by harmartomatous skin nodules, seizures, phakomata and bone lesions.
- Watson syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by short stature, reduced intelligence, café au lait spots and narrowing of pulmonary valves.
- Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome: An inherited immune system disorder that affects only males and is characterized by recurring infections, eczema and reduced level of blood platelets (thrombocytopenia).
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