Lines of Blaschko.


The lines of Blaschko represent a pattern followed by many skin disorders. We review the clinical and histologic features of X-linked, congenital/nevoid, and acquired skin diseases that follow these lines. We also include cutaneous disorders that have a linear distribution but do not follow Blaschko's lines. Finally, we differentiate Blaschko's lines from… (More)


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@article{Bolognia1994LinesOB, title={Lines of Blaschko.}, author={Jean L. Bolognia and Seth J. Orlow and Sharon A. Glick}, journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology}, year={1994}, volume={31 2 Pt 1}, pages={157-90; quiz 190-2} }