Blaschko, Alfred

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Alfred, German venereologist, leprologist, and scientist, 1858-1922.
Blaschko lines - system of lines on the surface of the human body, representing developmental growth pattern of the skin. Certain nevi are distributed along these lines.
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German dermatologist Alfred Blaschko, in 1901, described a pattern of lines that is followed by a group of skin diseases.
The lines were discovered by German dermatologist Alfred Blaschko 75 years ago, Dr Bav Shergill, of the British Association of Dermatologists told MailOnline.
First described and drawn in 1901 by Alfred Blaschko (6), the lines of Blaschko represent the developmental growth pattern of the skin and its appendages and donot correspond to any known nervous, vascular or lymphatic structures (7).