Majority of the linear lesions follow the lines of Blaschko
Cutaneous manifestations of IP follow the lines of Blaschko
and occur in a chronological sequence of 4 stages, which may temporarily overlap.
Doctors use the lines of Blaschko
when diagnosing patients and when carrying out surgery, Dr Shergill added.
It is believed that lines of Blaschko
indicate somatic mosaicism reflecting the distribution of clones of abnormal keratinocytes during development.
NS can be found anywhere on the body, but the most common location is on the chest and upper limbs, and often the arrangement of NS follows the lines of Blaschko
Stage III is marked by hyperpigmentation in streaks along the lines of Blaschko
in a so-called "marble-cake pattern," she said.
4) The lines of Blaschko
represent clonal postzygotic migration of epidermal and mesenchymal cells of the skin.
ROME -- Children with pigmentary anomalies along the lines of Blaschko
should be watched for signs of central nervous system problems at least until the age of 2 years, Dr.
The term hypomelanosis of Ito is applied to individuals with skin hypopigmentation along the lines of Blaschko
On cutaneous examination, multiple, linear, hyperkeratotic, verrucous, dry, hyperpigmented papules and plaques were seen over the angle of mandible, ears, neck, anterior and posterior trunk and all extremities including the dorsal surfacesalong the lines of Blaschko
(Figure 1 and 2).
We report a case of a linear fixed drug eruption secondary to naproxen, which appears to follow the lines of Blaschko
Verrucous epidermal nevus follows the lines of Blaschko
suggesting that they represent postzygotic mutations.