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Hypomelanosis of Ito


Other Names for this Disease

  • Incontinentia pigmenti achromians
  • Incontinentia pigmenti type 1 (formerly)
  • IPA
  • ITO
  • Ito hypomelanosis
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Prognosis

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What is the life expectancy for hypomelanosis of Ito?

The overall prognosis of a child with hypomelanosis of Ito will depend on the severity of the associated symptoms. The life expectancy is normal for symptoms that only involve the skin changes.[1][2]
Last updated: 2/24/2014

References
  1. Incontinentia pigmenti achromians. MedlinePlus. 2011; http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001461.htm. Accessed 2/24/2012.
  2. Vergine G. Ito hypomelanosis. Orphanet. 2008; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=435. Accessed 2/24/2012.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Incontinentia pigmenti achromians
  • Incontinentia pigmenti type 1 (formerly)
  • IPA
  • ITO
  • Ito hypomelanosis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.