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Thermography in Neurofibromatosis

A. G. Swearingen, MD
JAMA. 1965;193(11):978. doi:10.1001/jama.1965.03090110116043.
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To the Editor:—  In recent years an increasing number of articles have been published concerning the applicability of thermography to the diagnosis of disease. Lawson1 was the first investigator to observe that carcinoma of the breast raises the temperature of the overlying skin. J. Gershon-Cohen and coworkers2 are at this time the most active investigators (in this country) of the diagnostic application of the infrared electromagnetic energy emitted from the surface of the skin. Thermography is a medical field which is in its infancy; hence the thermographic appearances of many normal and pathological conditions have not as yet been recognized and described.Neurofibromatosis is a familial condition characterized by developmental changes in the nervous system, muscles, bones, and skin, and marked superficially by the formation of multiple pedunculated soft tumors associated with areas of pigmentation over the entire body. Histologically, great variation occurs; however, the majority of the

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