Case 15-1989: A 52-Year-Old Man with Neurofibromatosis and Jaundice

Richard C. Cabot, Robert E. Scully, Eugene J. Mark, William F. Mcneely, Betty U. Mcneely, Richard W. Erbe, Carolyn C. Compton

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Abstract

Presentation of Case A 52-year-old man was admitted to the hospital because of neurofibromatosis complicated by weight loss, jaundice, and an ampullary mass. The patient had been mentally retarded since childhood. Cutaneous lesions were present since the age of 10 to 15 years. He was raised by his father, who never brought him to medical attention. The patient was not employed and resided with his father until three years before entry, when his sister assumed his care after the father's death. Soon thereafter the sister brought the patient to the Neurofibromatosis Clinic at this hospital, where examination showed cafã au.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)996-1004
Number of pages9
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume320
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 13 1989
Externally publishedYes

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    Cabot, R. C., Scully, R. E., Mark, E. J., Mcneely, W. F., Mcneely, B. U., Erbe, R. W., & Compton, C. C. (1989). Case 15-1989: A 52-Year-Old Man with Neurofibromatosis and Jaundice. New England Journal of Medicine, 320(15), 996-1004. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJM198904133201508