Linear and whorled nevoid hypermelanosis
|Linear and whorled nevoid hypermelanosis|
|Other names: Linear nevoid hyperpigmentation|
|Progressive cribriform zosteriform pigmented lesion with characteristic whorls and streaks on the right side of abdomen|
Linear and whorled nevoid hypermelanosis (also known as "Linear nevoid hyperpigmentation," "Progressive cribriform and zosteriform hyperpigmentation," "Reticulate and zosteriform hyperpigmentation," "Reticulate hyperpigmentation of Iijima and Naito and Uyeno," "Zebra-like hyperpigmentation in whorls and streaks," and "Zebra-line hyperpigmentation") is a disorder of pigmentation that develops within a few weeks of birth and progresses for one to two years before stabilizing.: 549 There is linear and whorled hyperpigmentation following the lines of Blaschko without preceding bullae or verrucous lesions.: 549 It is important to exclude other pigmentary disorders following the Blaschko lines before making a diagnosis of linear and whorled nevoid hypermelanosis. The differential diagnoses include incontinentia pigmenti, linear epidermal nevus, hypomelanosis of Ito and Goltz syndrome. Recently, a case of linear and whorled nevoid hypermelanosis was reported in a Malaysian Chinese girl.
- ↑ Bolognia, Jean L.; et al. (2007). Dermatology. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
- ↑ Yap FBB. Linear and whorled nevoid hypermelanosis in a Malaysian Chinese girl Archived 2015-03-06 at the Wayback Machine. Egyptian Dermatology Online Journal 2008; 4(2).