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Vol. 20 - Num. 80

Clinical Reviews

What can hide a café-au-lait skin pigmentation?

Júlia Morata Albaa, Laia Morata Albab, Eva Díez Gandíac

aServicio de Pediatría. Hospital Lluís Alcanyís. Játiva. Valencia. España.
bMédico de Familia. CS del Departamento Xàtiva-Ontinyent. Valencia. España.
cMIR-Pediatría. Hospital Lluís Alcanyís. Játiva. Valencia. España.

Correspondence: J Morata. E-mail: juliamorataalba@gmail.com

Reference of this article: Morata Alba J, Morata Alba L, Díez Gandía E. What can hide a café-au-lait skin pigmentation? Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2018;20:371-4.

Published in Internet: 12-12-2018

Abstract

McCune-Albright syndrome is a rare sporadic disease, described by McCune and Albright in 1937. It is caused by the mutation of the GNAS1 gene, which stimulates the growth and function of the endocrine glands, melanocytes and osteoclasts. Triad characteristic: polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, multiple endocrine alterations and café-au-lait skin pigmentation.

Keywords

Café-au-lait skin pigmentation Fibrous dysplasia McCune-Albright syndrome

 

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