The Tip of the Iceberg: Cutaneous Manifestations of Paediatric Diseases with Neurological Involvement

Authors

  • Ana Brasileiro Serviço de Dermatologia. Hospital S. António dos Capuchos. Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central. Lisboa. Portugal.
  • Paula Afonso Serviço de Pediatria. Hospital do Barreiro. Centro Hospitalar do Barreiro-Montijo. Barreiro. Portugal.
  • Filipa Diamantino Serviço de Dermatologia. Hospital S. António dos Capuchos. Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central. Lisboa. Portugal.
  • Maria João Paiva Lopes Serviço de Dermatologia. Hospital S. António dos Capuchos. Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central. Lisboa. Portugal.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.5149

Abstract

Introduction: Some cutaneous lesions might be the first clinical manifestation of diseases with systemic involvement. This article aims to review the relevant dermatological semiology for the concerning diseases with neurological involvement in childhood.
Material and Methods: Review of the related literature indexed to MedLine published in the last twelve years.
Results: The main relevant nosologic groups include the genodermatosis (namely neurocutaneous syndromes), pigmentary, vascular and endocrine disorders, congenital enzymatic deficiencies and occult spinal dysraphisms.
Discussion: The recognition of specific cutaneous signs is important once may enable a much earlier diagnosis.
Keywords: Child; Nervous System Diseases; Neurocutaneous Syndromes; Skin Diseases.

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Published

2014-09-25

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Brasileiro A, Afonso P, Diamantino F, Paiva Lopes MJ. The Tip of the Iceberg: Cutaneous Manifestations of Paediatric Diseases with Neurological Involvement. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2014 Sep. 25 [cited 2022 Dec. 10];28(1):92-8. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/5149

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