Incontinentia pigmenti: pigmentary changes independent of incontinence.

Abstract

Incontinentia pigmenti is characterized by swirled hyperpigmentation associated with incontinence of pigment. A different pattern may be seen on the legs with light-colored atrophic scarred areas admixed with patches of normal but darker skin. Histologic examination confirms that the darker skin is normal without incontinence of pigment, while the light… (More)

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