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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 58  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 328

Case reports of incontinentia pigmenti in males

Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Leprology, B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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Khushboo D Gupta
140, Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Leprology, OPD Building, Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad - 380 016, Gujarat
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.113998

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Incontinentia pigmenti is an X-linked dominant disorder, which is fatal in males, and majority of cases reported are in females. Here, we report 2 cases of males with incontinentia pigmenti. Case 1 has progressed through the classical stages of IP, giving history of vesicular and verrucous lesions and has presented with hyperpigmentation in whorled pattern. Case 2 has vesicular lesions in a linear distribution on the legs along with classical histopathological findings.

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