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Incontinentia Pigmenti (cont.)

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Parents need to understand that the skin blisters on children with incontinentia pigmenti are less important than the much more serious complication of the disease, which is destruction of the retina. Early diagnosis and therapy can prevent or slow down the progress of eye involvement by incontinentia pigment.

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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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