Widespread central nervous system cavernous malformations associated with café-au-lait skin lesions. Case report.

@article{Musunuru2003WidespreadCN,
  title={Widespread central nervous system cavernous malformations associated with caf{\'e}-au-lait skin lesions. Case report.},
  author={Kiran Musunuru and Virany Hillard and Raj Murali},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={99 2},
  pages={412-5}
}
The simultaneous presence of cavernous malformations in the brain and spinal cord is a very rare finding and is typically associated with familial cavernous malformations. Although they are uncommon, various skin lesions can manifest in patients with familial cavernous malformations. The authors report on a 60-year-old man in whom more than 100 lesions consistent in appearance with cavernous malformations, including several intramedullary spinal cord lesions, were found throughout the neuraxis… CONTINUE READING