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Phacomatosis melanovascularis: a new example of non-allelic twin spotting.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21697039     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report an infant who had a combination of two rather common nevoid skin conditions, namely "telangiectatic nevus" or "capillary malformation", and "hyperpigmented mosaicism" or "segmental pigmentary disorder" in close apposition, occupying large areas of the body in a mosaic distribution. This association may be considered a further example of didymosis, for which we propose the term, "phacomatosis melanovascularis" to denote a possible non-allelic twin spotting condition. To our knowledge, this is the first case reported in the literature.
Ingrid Aguayo-Leiva; Julio Alonso; Begoña Echeverría; Angela Hernández-Martín; Antonio Torrelo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of dermatology : EJD     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1167-1122     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Dermatol     Publication Date:    2011 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-20     Completed Date:  2011-12-07     Revised Date:  2012-10-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9206420     Medline TA:  Eur J Dermatol     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  487-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, Hospital Niño Jesús, Menéndez Pelayo 65, 28009 Madrid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Neurocutaneous Syndromes / pathology*
Nevus, Pigmented / pathology*
Pigmentation Disorders / pathology*
Telangiectasis / pathology*
Comment In:
Eur J Dermatol. 2012 Jul-Aug;22(4):582-3   [PMID:  22575861 ]

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