Incontinentia Pigmenti Topic Guide
Incontinentia Pigmenti: Incontinentia pigmenti (IP or Bloch-Sulzberger syndrome) is a rare genetic skin pigment disease. It can also cause problems with the teeth, bone, brain, spinal cord, and eyes. The most serious problem can be retinal detachment, and these eye problems can be diagnosed in newborns, and may require surgery to save the child's vision.
Rash A rash is a visible skin outbreak. Examples of noninfectious rashes include eczema, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, hives, and allergic dermatitis. Types of infectious rashes include ringworm, impetigo, scabies, herpes, chickenpox, and shingles. Rashes may be caused by fungi, viruses, bacteria, and parasites. Treatment depends upon the type of rash.