Incontinencia pigmentada en la pierna

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Incontinencia pigmentada en la pierna

La incontinencia pigmentaria produce marcas espirales de pigmentación oscura en la piel. Afecta con mayor frecuencia a las mujeres. Las lesiones cutáneas se dividen en tres etapas: primero, aparecen ampollas (vesículas), las cuales están presentes al nacer o en las primeras seis a siete semanas; a continuación, la piel se vuelve áspera y de apariencia verrugosa; por último, aparecen los extraños diseños en espiral de pigmentación oscura (hiperpigmentación).

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  • Last Reviewed on 05/13/2011
  • Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.  Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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