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Cafe-au-lait spots elsewhere on the body usually aren't treated.
In the present study 2 patients of paraplegia had multiple neurofibromas with cafe-au-lait spots and axillary freckles, one among them had spinal neurofibromas, and one had scoliosis.
Physical examination revealed numerous and diffuse characteristic skin lesions including cafe-au-lait spots and neurofibromas.
7) It is present in about 70% of affected subjects and appears a little later than the cafe-au-lait spots, the youngest case in one series being 3 years old.
Cafe-au-lait spots are from overproduction of the enzyme tyrosinase, which is the rate-limiting step in melanin production.
Cafe-au-lait spots are well-circumscribed, evenly pigmented, light to dark brown macules and/or patches with an average size of 2 to 5 cm (FIGURE 1B).
On physical examination, there were multiple cafe-au-lait spots and presence of axillary freckles.
Dermatologic exams for children with NF1 should include evaluation for the presence of cafe-au-lait spots, neurofibromas, plexiform neurofibromas, and skinfold freckling.
Common abnormalities were growth retardation, cafe-au-lait spots, hyperpigmentation, microcephaly, finger and thumb deformities Figure 1), Sprengel deformity, and hypogenitalism.