Multiple hamartoma syndrome (Cowden's disease)

Arch Dermatol. 1978 May;114(5):743-6.

Abstract

The four male patients with multiple hamartoma syndrome (Cowden's disease) in this report, have most of the previously reported findings associated with this syndrome and several important unreported findings that include multiple cutaneous trichilemmomas, cafe-au-lait spots, cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, pathologic fracture, craniomegaly, probable malignant lung tumor, retinal glioma, drusens of the optic disk and retina, pseudotumor cerebri, mediastinal mass, and multiple small papillomatous lesions of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adenocarcinoma / complications
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Eye Diseases / complications
  • Female
  • Glioma / complications
  • Hamartoma / complications*
  • Hemangioma / complications
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Lipoma / complications
  • Lung Neoplasms / complications
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Mouth Diseases / complications
  • Neoplasms, Multiple Primary*
  • Papilloma / complications
  • Polyps / complications
  • Pregnancy
  • Skin Diseases / complications*
  • Skin Neoplasms / complications*
  • Stomach Neoplasms / complications
  • Syndrome