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Incontinentia Pigmenti


Synonyms of Incontinentia Pigmenti
  • Bloch-Siemens Incontinentia Pigmenti Melanoblastosis Cutis Linearis
  • Bloch-Siemens-Sulzberger Syndrome
  • Bloch-Sulzberger Syndrome
  • IP
  • Pigmented Dermatosis, Siemens-Bloch type

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Incontinentia Pigmenti (IP) is a rare genetic dermatological disorder affecting the skin, hair, teeth, and central nervous system. Progressive skin changes occur in four stages, the first of which appears in early infancy or is present at birth. IP is inherited as an X-linked dominant trait.

    Organizations related to Incontinentia Pigmenti
    • Ectodermal Dysplasia Society
      108 Charlton Lane
      Glos. None GL53 9EA
      Phone #: +44- 12-42 261332
      800 #: N/A
      e-mail: diana@ectodermaldysplasia.org
      Home page: http://www.ectodermaldysplasia.org
    • Incontinentia Pigmenti International Foundation
      30 East 72nd Street
      New York NY 10021
      Phone #: 212-452-1231
      800 #: --
      e-mail: ipif@ipif.org
      Home page: http://www.medhelp.org/ipif/
    • MUMS (Mothers United for Moral Support, Inc) National Parent-to-Parent Network
      150 Custer Court
      Green Bay WI 54301-1243
      Phone #: 920-336-5333
      800 #: 877-336-5333
      e-mail: mums@netnet.net
      Home page: http://www.netnet.net/mums/
    • Madisons Foundation
      PO Box 241956
      Los Angeles CA 90024
      Phone #: 310-264-0826
      800 #: N/A
      e-mail: getinfo@madisonsfoundation.org
      Home page: http://www.madisonsfoundation.org
    • March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
      1275 Mamaroneck Avenue
      White Plains NY 10605
      Phone #: 914-428-7100
      800 #: 888-663-4637
      e-mail: Askus@marchofdimes.com
      Home page: http://www.marchofdimes.com
    • NIH/National Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse
      1 AMS Circle
      Bethesda MD 20892-3675
      Phone #: 301-495-4484
      800 #: 877-226-4267
      e-mail: NIAMSinfo@mail.nih.gov
      Home page: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info
    • National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias
      410 East Main Street
      Mascoutah IL 62258-0114
      Phone #: 618-566-2020
      800 #: --
      e-mail: info@nfed.org
      Home page: http://www.nfed.org



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