The phakomatoses.

  title={The phakomatoses.},
  author={Bruce R Korf},
  journal={Clinics in dermatology},
  volume={23 1},
  • Bruce R Korf
  • Published 2004 in Neuroimaging clinics of North America
The phakomatoses are a diverse set of disorders related principally by a similar tendency to produce patchy manifestations that affect the nervous system and various other tissues. All of the disorders involve the occurrence of benign neoplasms or hamartomatous growths, and all involve the action of a distinct gene that functions as a tumor suppressor. At… CONTINUE READING