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Incontinentia Pigmenti (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

Incontinentia pigmenti is often diagnosed in affected people when they are newborns because of the presence of a characteristic rash. Once incontinentia pigmenti is diagnosed, the baby should be promptly seen by an ophthalmologist (a doctor who specializes in treating conditions of the eye).

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/30/2014

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