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Hypomelanosis of Ito: diagnostic criteria and report of 41 cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1574469     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We conducted a 20-year prospective review of 41 pediatric patients with a diagnosis of hypomelanosis of Ito. No evidence pointed to hereditary transmission of the disease. Associated extracutaneous pathology was mainly of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems. Three of 19 patients had chromosomal anomalies. Hypomelanosis of Ito is a clinically well-characterized syndrome in which chromosomal instability may be a component. Criteria for its presumptive and definitive diagnosis are proposed.
Authors:
R Ruiz-Maldonado; S Toussaint; L Tamayo; A Laterza; V del Castillo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0736-8046     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dermatol     Publication Date:  1992 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-04     Completed Date:  1992-06-04     Revised Date:  2009-03-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, National Institute of Pediatrics, Mexico City, Mexico.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abnormalities, Multiple*
Adolescent
Child
Child, Preschool
Chromosome Aberrations
Chromosome Disorders
Female
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Male
Musculoskeletal Abnormalities
Nervous System Diseases / complications
Pigmentation Disorders / complications,  diagnosis*,  genetics
Prospective Studies

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