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Pringle's adenoma sebaceum

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Obsolete term for a cutaneous abnormality – hamartoma occurring on the face – seen in tuberous sclerosis.

Description

Obsolete term for a cutaneous abnormality – hamartoma occurring on the face – seen in tuberous sclerosis. For description of the complete syndrome, see Bourneville-Pringle disease, under Désiré-Magloire Bourneville, French neurologist, 1840-1909.

Bibliography

  • J. J. Pringle:
    Ueber einen Fall von kongenitalem Adenoma sebaceum.
    Monatshefte für praktische Dermatologie, Leipzig, 1890, 10: 197-211.

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