Family of Three Generations with Incontinentia Pigmenti

Authors

  • Johny Vakayil Francis Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi, Kerala
  • Naveen Thomas Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi, Kerala
  • Aruna Chandra Babu Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi, Kerala

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52314/fnb.2021.v1i1.8

Keywords:

Incontinentia Pigmenti, Bullous Skin Lesion, Linear and Whorled Pigmentation, Genetic Disorders of Pigmentation, Blaschko’s Lines

Abstract

Incontinentia pigmenti, (IP) also known as Bloch-Sulzberger syndrome, is an uncommon X-linked dominantly inherited syndrome, characterized by various cutaneous manifestations which include vesicular, verrucous and pigmented lesion, associated with developmental defects of the central nervous system, skeletal system and the eye.1 We are presenting a family of three generations with Incontinentia Pigmenti and a brief review of clinical updates.

Author Biographies

Johny Vakayil Francis, Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi, Kerala

MBBS, DCH, MD, Consultant Pediatrician and Neonatologist and Head, Department of Pediatrics

Naveen Thomas, Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi, Kerala

MBBS, MD, DNB, Consultant Dermatologist, Department of Dermatology

Aruna Chandra Babu, Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi, Kerala

MBBS, DNB Trainee in Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics

Published

2021-05-07

How to Cite

1.
Francis JV, Thomas N, Babu AC. Family of Three Generations with Incontinentia Pigmenti. FNB [Internet]. 2021 May 7 [cited 2022 Oct. 3];1(1):25-7. Available from: https://www.fetusandnewborn.com/journal/index.php/fnb/article/view/8