Volume 12, Issue 3 And 4 (February 1988)                   Research in Medicine 1988, 12(3 And 4): 113-116 | Back to browse issues page

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Behvad A, Tehranifard A. A Case Study of Hypomelanosis of Ito. Research in Medicine 1988; 12 (3 and 4) :113-116
URL: http://pejouhesh.sbmu.ac.ir/article-1-2735-en.html
Department of Pediatrics, Loghman Hakim Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (2262 Views)
Among nevoid causes of hypopigmentations; incontinentia pigmenti achromians (Hypomelanosis of Ito) is a neurocutaneous syndromes characterized by distinctive macular, linear or irregular whorls or swirls of Hypopigmentations. Unrelated to incontinentia pigmenti, the loss of pigment begins spon­taneously during infancy or early childhood and is of Particular importance because of the falt that many patients have associated Internal anomalies and manifestations, (seizure disorders, delayed deve­lopment, musculoskeletal anomalies or occular disturbances). A case of Hypomelanosis of Ito with generalized seizure was presented in a 7 month-old male; this will definitively discloses anthre rare cause of convulsion to look fore in pediatric practice. 
Keywords: Hypomelanosis, Ito
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Interdisciplinary (Educational Management, Educational research, Statistics, Medical education
Received: 1987/11/27 | Accepted: 1988/05/31 | Published: 1988/12/3

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