The purpose of this module is to help develop a clinical approach to the evaluation and initial management of patients presenting with genodermatoses.
By completing this module, the learner will be able to:
- Identify and describe the morphology of skin lesions typical of tuberous sclerosis, neurofibromatosis type 1, and Sturge-Weber Syndrome.
- Summarize the clinical manifestations of these three genodermatoses.
- Describe the clinical features and summarize the clinical findings of genetic disorders other than NF1 associated with café au lait macules.
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The AAD has partnered with the Society of Pediatric Dermatology (SPD) to produce a series of pediatric dermatology-specific modules for the AAD's Basic Dermatology Curriculum (BDC). The topics for these modules were selected by pediatric dermatologists as topics not currently addressed within the BDC.