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Macular hypopigmented whorls, streaks, and patches

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HPO: HP:0005593

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • Macular hypopigmented whorls, streaks, and patches

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Ito hypomelanosis
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Congenital Abnormality
A large brown, blue, or gray hamartoma of dermal melanocytes, usually on the shoulder and upper arm that is most commonly found in Asian populations and in females. It is sometimes associated with sensory changes in the involved skin area, but very rarely becomes cancerous.

Recent clinical studies


Vergine G, Mencarelli F, Diomedi-Camassei F, Caridi G, El Hachem M, Ghiggeri GM, Emma F
Pediatr Nephrol 2008 Jul;23(7):1183-7. Epub 2008 Apr 5 doi: 10.1007/s00467-008-0797-y. PMID: 18392644

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