Epidermal nevus syndrome

Last revised by Dr Bahman Rasuli on 21 Dec 2020

Epidermal nevus syndrome (ENS), also known as Solomon's syndrome or Feuerstein and Mims syndrome, represents a group of distinct disorders related to the presence of epidermal nevi and extracutaneous anomalies. It is a syndrome linked to mosaicism, with many of them occurring exclusively sporadically, but some with known hereditary traits 1.

There are nine well defined epidermal nevus syndromes:

CLOVE syndrome may also present with epidermal nevi.

History and etymology

Solomon et al. described ENS as one single entity characterized by the coexistence of epidermal nevi and extracutaneous anomalies 1.

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