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Other Names for this Disease
- Bloch-Sulzberger syndrome
- Incontinentia pigmenti type 2 (formerly)
- Incontinentia pigmenti, familial male-lethal type
- IP2 (formerly)
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- Incontinentia pigmenti. Genetics Home Reference. 2008; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/incontinentia-pigmenti. Accessed 4/18/2011.
- DermNet NZ is an online resource about skin diseases developed by the New Zealand Dermatological Society Incorporated. DermNet NZ provides information about this condition.
- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Incontinentia pigmenti. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
- The Incontinentia Pigmenti International Foundation Web site provides information on this topic. Click on the link above to view the information page.
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- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Incontinentia pigmenti. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.
Selected Full-Text Journal Articles
- Stavrianeas NG, Kakepis ME. Incontinentia Pigmenti. Orphanet Encyclopedia. 2004.