multiple lentigines syndromemedical dictionary

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An autosomal dominant inherited disorder characterised by freckle-like spots (lentigines) on the trunk. Other findings may include wide set eyes, sternum abnormalities, prominent ears, deafness, cafe-au-lait spots, pulmonary stenosis, cryptorchidism, delayed puberty or hypogonadism. There is no treatment available only underlying management of each problem.

Inheritance: autosomal dominant.

(27 Sep 1997)