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Leschke's syndrome

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The combination of general weakness, numerous irregularly spread brown pigment spots (café-au-lait) of the skin; and hyperglycaemia. Somatic and psychic infantilism with dystrophy; anomalies of metabolism are genital dystrophy, adipositas, and adrenal dysfunction.


  • E. Leschke:
    Über Pigmentierung bei Funktionsstörungen der Nebenniere und des sympathischen Nervensystems bei der Recklinghausenschen Krankheit.
    Berliner medizinische Gesellschaft, 1922.
    Abstract in klinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1922, 28: 1433.

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