Features of tuberous sclerosis – Dermatology MCQ

All of the following are seen in tuberous sclerosis except?
A. Civatte bodies
B. Koenen tumours
C. Ash leaf macules
D. Shagreen patch

Correct answer : A. Civatte bodies

  • Civatte bodies are seen in lichen planus, which represent necrotic keratinocytes in dermis.
  • Ash leaf macules are the earliest cutaneous markers of tuberous sclerosis.
  • Koenen tumours are subungual fibromas.
  • Shagreen patches are collagen naevi usually seen on the lower back.

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