Linear nevus sebaceous syndrome

Common Name(s)

Linear nevus sebaceous syndrome, Epidermal Nevus Syndrome

Linear nevus sebaceous syndrome is a rare condition that affects the eyes, central nervous system, and skin. Symptoms may include seizures, intellectual disability, linear sebaceous nevus of Jadassohn (a congenital hairless plaque that is usually found on the scalp, face, or neck), hemimegalencephaly (abnormal enlargment of one side of the brain), eye abnormalities, skeletal deformities, heart defects, and an increased risk for cancer. This syndrome is sporadic, meaning that it occurs randomly by chance.
 

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Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types, Inc.

The Foundation's mission is to educate, inspire, and connect those touched by ichthyosis and related disorders through emotional support, information, advocacy and research funding for better treatments and eventual cures.

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Linear nevus sebaceous syndrome" for support, advocacy or research.

Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types, Inc.

The Foundation's mission is to educate, inspire, and connect those touched by ichthyosis and related disorders through emotional support, information, advocacy and research funding for better treatments and eventual cures.

http://www.firstskinfoundation.org

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Linear nevus sebaceous syndrome" returned 3 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Last Updated: 4 Aug 2008

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Prenatal three dimensional ultrasound detection of linear nevus sebaceous syndrome.
 

Author(s): S-H Lien, M-L Hsu, Y-S Yuh, C-M Lee, C-C Chen, P-Y Chang, C-Y Chou

Journal: Arch. Dis. Child. Fetal Neonatal Ed.. 2005 Jul;90(4):F315.

 

Last Updated: 22 Jul 2005

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Hemimegalencephaly and linear nevus sebaceous syndrome.
 

Author(s): T E Herman, M J Siegel

Journal: J Perinatol. ;21(5):336-8.

 

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2001

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Study of KRN23 in Adult Subjects With Tumor-Induced Osteomalacia (TIO) or Epidermal Nevus Syndrome (ENS)
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Tumor Induced Osteomalacia (TIO); Epidermal Nevus Syndrome (ENS)

 

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2014

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