Multiple radiolucent areas of the jaw.

  title={Multiple radiolucent areas of the jaw.},
  author={Douglas M Arendt and S J Schaberg and J. Meadows},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  volume={115 4},
A case of neurofibromatosis, or von Recklinghausen's disease, was presented. The skin manifestations include the development of numerous, variable sized, smooth-surfaced nodules (benign neural tumors) and asymmetric areas of hyperpigmentation called cafe-au-lait spots. Oral manifestations are not always apparent but, when they do occur, include multiple, discrete, nonulcerated mucosal nodules (typically benign neural tumors). Intraosseous tumors (usually neurofibromas) occasionally develop in… CONTINUE READING