Unilateral Lisch nodules in the absence of other features of neurofibromatosis 1

Garima Lal, Jacqueline A. Leavitt, Noralane M. Lindor, Michael A. Mahr

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Abstract

PURPOSE: To report a 14-year-old boy with unilateral Lisch nodules without any other diagnostic features of neurofibromatosis type 1. DESIGN: Observational case report. METHODS: A complete ophthalmologic examination and medical genetics examination was performed. RESULTS: By clinical examination, multiple Lisch nodules were identified in the left eye. CONCLUSIONS: Lisch nodules, in the absence of other diagnostic features of neurofibromatosis type 1, are an atypical finding.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)567-568
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican journal of ophthalmology
Volume135
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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