Incontinentia pigmenti. Recurrence of inflammatory lesions in a young adult

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Abstract

Rarely, pediatric disorders recur later in life. The case of a young girl presenting a relapse of the inflammatory stage of incontinentia pigmenti is reported. The dermatitis was preceded by febrile pharingytis and was distributed along the hypopigmented streaks of stage IV. The role of the NEMO gene in the NF-kB pathway has allowed our undestanding of these inflammatory recurrences.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)92-95
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Journal of Pediatric Dermatology
Volume21
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2011

Keywords

  • Incontinentia pigmenti
  • NEMO

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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