A female child with skin lesions and seizures case report of Incontinentia Pigmenti

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Abstract

Incontinentia Pigmenti (IP), (OMIM # 308300), is a rare X-linked dominant condition. It is a multisystemic disease with neuroectodermal findings involving the skin, eyes, hair, nails, teeth, and central nervous system. It is usually lethal in males; the disease has variable expression in an affected female. We report the case of a 6 month old girl who presented at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Oman, with neonatal seizures and hypopigemented/hyperpigmented skin lesions. She had multiple ophthalmic abnormalities and neurological manifestations which are discussed in this report.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-161
Number of pages5
JournalSultan Qaboos University Medical Journal
Volume9
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2009

Keywords

  • Case report
  • Hypomelanosis of Ito
  • Incontinentia Pigmenti (IP)
  • Neurologic diseases
  • Oman
  • Ophthalmic
  • Seizures

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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