|Café au lait marks||
Coffee-coloured birthmarks (known as café-au-lait spots or marks) on the skin are one of the first signs of NF1.
The process by which a person who is suffering from ischaemic heart disease, or who has had a myocardial infarction is encouraged to achieve their full potential in terms of physical and psychological health.
Someone who looks after a friend, relative or neighbour who needs support because of their sickness, age or disability. The term "carer" is used to distinguish those who provide care for others on an unpaid basis, apart from those who are paid (e.g. care workers and home helps).
(1) A healthy person who has one normal and one altered form of the same gene - called a heterozygote.
|Cat Eye syndrome|
CT (or CAT) scan stands for computerised (axial) tomography scan. The scan uses X-rays and a computer to create detailed images of the inside of your body.
Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the deep layer of skin (dermis) and the layer of fat and soft tissues (the subcutaneous tissues) that lie underneath the skin. The infection can make your skin red, swollen and painful.