Incontinentia Pigmenti Presenting as Encephalopathy
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- K. N. Gowda, V., Mouly, C., Biswas, A. et al. Indian J Pediatr (2013) 80: 968. doi:10.1007/s12098-012-0916-4
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Incontinentia Pigmenti is a rare neurocutaneous disorder that may present with neurological symptoms in early infancy in addition to characteristic skin rashes. We report a two-mo-old girl presenting with a rash and encephalopathy. Magnetic resonance imaging of brain showed hemorrhagic infarcts. First we thought baby was suffering from a skin infection with meningo-encephalitis and later with development of characteristic skin lesions, neuroimaging and skin biopsy changes we reconsidered our diagnosis as Incontinentia pigmenti.