Neurocutaneous melanocytosis

Get in touch with RARE Concierge.

Contact RARE Concierge

Synonyms: NCM | Neurocutaneous melanosis

Neurocutaneous melanocytosis (NCM) is a rare congenital neurological disorder characterized by abnormal aggregations of nevomelanocytes within the central nervous system (leptomeningeal melanocytosis) associated with large or giant congenital melanocytic nevi (CMN; see this term). NCM can be asymptomatic or present as variably severe and progressive neurological impairment sometimes resulting in death.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview. Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata. Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on Data version July 2024

Newly diagnosed with
Neurocutaneous melanocytosis?

Our RARE Concierge Services Guides are available to assist you by providing information, resources and connections as you navigate your rare disease journey.

Get Concierge Help

Advocacy Organizations

Project CASK

VISION Project CASK believes in a world free of the life limitations and debilitating effects of CASK gene disorders. ​MISSION To accelerate breakthroughs in research to develop treatments and a cure for CASK gene disorders. ​VALUES Collaboration. Transparency. Urgency.

Don't see your organization here. Let us know here.

Clinical Trials

For a list of clinical trials in this disease area, please click here.