Selected online resources for further information about Linear Nevus Sebaceous Syndrome, Nevus Sebaceous, and Epidermal Nevus Syndrome.

Support Groups

LNSS Connections Yahoo! Group
The Yahoo! Group support group connected to this site. The group gives people dealing with LNSS an opportunity to discuss, ask questions, share information and offer support to one another. While the group will focus primarily on Linear Nevus Sebaceous Syndrome, people dealing with other varieties of Epidermal Nevus Syndrome are welcome as well.
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/LNSS-Connections/

Epidermal Nevus Yahoo! Group
Low-traffic group. Many members are dealing with just the nevus, some with epidermal nevus syndrome, a few with LNSS.
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/Epidermal_Nevus/

 

Linear Nevus Sebaceous Syndrome Information

Nevus Sebaceus Syndrome, Linear
A one-page physician-authored summary from Orphanet, a portal for rare diseases and orphan drugs.
http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=2612


Linear Nevus Sebaceous Syndrome
An FAQ-style answer to a parent's request for information on LNSS, from the Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD).
http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/GARD/Condition/10291/QnA/21047/Linear_nevus_sebaceous_syndrome.aspx

Schimmelpenning-Feuerstein-Mims Syndrome
A selected literature overview from the Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database at Johns Hopkins University.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/dispomim.cgi?id=163200

PubMed Search for Linear Nevus Sebaceous Syndrome
Links to article citations and abstracts using the search term "linear nevus sebaceous syndrome."

 

Epidermal Nevus Syndrome Information

As used here, Epidermal Nevus Syndrome is a collection of neurocutaneous syndromes including LNSS.

Epidermal Nevus Syndrome
Overview of epidermal nevus syndrome and its component syndromes from Medscape; by physicians, aimed at physicians.
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1117506-overview


Nevus Sebaceous Information

Nevus Sebaceus - eMedicine Dermatology
Overview of nevus sebaceous from Medscape; by physicians, aimed at physicians.
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1058733-overview

Nevus Sebaceous of Jadassohn
Brief definition of nevus sebaceous from DermIS, with a collection of photos.
http://dermis.multimedica.de/dermisroot/en/21638/diagnose.htm

Nevus Sebaceous Images: DermAtlas from Johns Hopkins University
A collection of photographs of sebaceous nevi. (Click on an image to enlarge it, or on Next Result Set to see more photos.)
http://dermatlas.med.jhmi.edu/derm/result.cfm?OutputSet=1&BO=AND&Diagnosis=72


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