hypomelanosis of Ito
Definition: not a specific entity but rather represents features of many different forms of mosaicism; characterized by unilateral or bilateral hypopigmented macules in whorls, streaks, and patches in a “marble-cake” pattern, variably associated with epidermal nevi, alopecia, and ocular, skeletal, and neural abnormalities.
Synonym(s): incontinentia pigmenti achromians
See Also: incontinentia pigmenti
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