incontinentia pigmenti

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incontinentia pigmenti in·con·ti·nen·ti·a pig·men·ti (ĭn-kŏn'tə-něn'shē-ə pĭg-měn'tī)
An inherited developmental defect of the skin marked by pigmented lesions in linear, zebra-stripe, and other configurations and often involving other structures such as the central nervous system. Also called Bloch-Sulzberger syndrome.

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