Syndrome, Bloch-Sulzberger

Also known as incontinentia pigmenti (IP). A genetic disease with blisters that develop soon after birth on the trunk and limbs, then heal, but leave dark (hyperpigmented) streaks and marble-like whorls on the skin. (The name came from the erroneous idea that the skin cells were incontinent of pigment and could not contain it normally.) Other key features of IP include dental and nail abnormalities, bald patches, and (in about 1/3rd of cases) mental retardation. IP is an X-linked dominant with male lethality. The IP gene is in band q28 on the X chromosome. Mothers with IP have an equal chance of having a normal or IP daughter or a normal son. The IP sons die before birth. IP is also known as Bloch-Sulzberger syndrome.

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  • Bloch-Sulzberger syndrome — Bloch Sulz·ber·ger syndrome (blokґ sulzґbər gər) [Bruno Bloch, Swiss dermatologist, 1878–1933; Marion Baldur Sulzberger, American dermatologist, 1895–1983] incontinentia pigmenti …   Medical dictionary

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  • síndrome de Bloch-Sulzberger — Eng. Bloch Sulzberger syndrome Ver incontinentia pigmenti …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Syndrome, incontinentia pigmenti — A genetic disease that begins soon after birth with the development of blisters on the trunk and limbs. These blisters then heal, but leave dark hyperpigmented streaks and marble like whorls on the skin. Other key features include dental and nail …   Medical dictionary

  • Bloch — Marcel, French physician, 1885–1925. See B. reaction. Bruno, Swiss dermatologist, 1878–1933. See B. Sulzberger disease, B. Sulzberger syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Sulzberger — Marion B., U.S. dermatologist, 1895–1983. See Bloch S. disease, syndrome, S. Garbe disease, S. Garbe syndrome …   Medical dictionary

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  • Incontinentia pigmenti — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = PAGENAME ICD10 = ICD10|Q|82|3|q|80 ICD9 = ICD9|757.33 ICDO = Caption = OMIM = 308300 OMIM mult = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = DiseasesDB = 29600 MeshID = D007184 Incontinentia Pigmenti (IP) is a… …   Wikipedia

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