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J Perinatol. 2005 Apr;25(4):289-92.

Unusual neonatal presentation of incontinentia pigmenti with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn: a case report.

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  • 1Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Abstract

Incontinentia pigmenti (Bloch-Sulzberger syndrome) is a multisystem disorder with classical changing skin lesions. The other systems that are involved include the central nervous system, eye, hair, teeth, musculoskeletal system and, occasionally, the cardiovascular system. We report a neonate with a diagnosis of incontinentia pigmenti who presented at birth with pulmonary hypertension. This presentation has not been described in the literature.

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15789024
DOI:
10.1038/sj.jp.7211250
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