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Incontinentia Pigmenti (cont.)

Outlook for Incontinentia Pigmenti

Although retinal detachment occurs only in a minority of babies with IP, this is a serious abnormality that can lead to blindness during their first few months of life. An individual's overall prognosis varies depending on the degree of visual impairment and nervous system involvement.

Medically reviewed by Norman Levine, MD; American Board of Dermatology


"Approach to the patient with hyperpigmentation disorders"

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/1/2016

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Incontinentia pigmenti (IP) is an X-linked dominant neurocutaneous syndrome with cutaneous, neurologic, ophthalmologic, and dental manifestations.

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