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Sebaceous naevus syndrome with multisystemic manifestations
  1. Eva Garcia Canto1,2,
  2. Paula Soler López1,
  3. Angela Martínez Bayo1,
  4. Ana Fernández Bernal1,
  5. Ismael Martín de Lara1,
  6. Caridad Tapia Collado1,3,
  7. Javier González de Dios2,4
  1. 1 Pediatria, Alicante Hospital General, Alicante, Alicante, Spain
  2. 2 Pediatria, ISABIAL, Alicante, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain
  3. 3 Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria y Biomédica de Alicante, Alicante, Alicante, Spain
  4. 4 Pediatric Service, Alicante Hospital General, Alicante, Alicante, Spain
  1. Correspondence to Dr Eva Garcia Canto, Pediatria, Alicante Hospital General, Alicante, Alicante, Spain; egcanto{at}

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Sebaceous naevus syndrome, also known as Schimmelpenning-Feuerstein-Mims syndrome,1 involves the presence of a sebaceous nevus associated with extracutaneous manifestations, mainly neurological, ophthalmological and skeletal. To a lesser extent, it can also affect the cardiovascular, endocrine or urogenital systems.

Case description

A male infant born at term, weighing 3850 g. Conceived via in vitro fertilization. Background of polyhydramnios. At birth, presented yellowish plaques on the face (figure 1) and right …

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