Corneal abnormalities associated with incontinentia pigmenti

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1997-04-01
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Ferreira, Rosane da Cruz [UNIFESP]
Ferreira, Lisiane C. [UNIFESP]
Forstot, Lance
King, Robert
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PURPOSE: To report corneal abnormalities associated with incontinentia pigmenti.CASE REPORTS: Two girls, aged 2 1/2 and 5 years, with incontinentia pigmenti from one family underwent a complete ophthalmic examination.RESULTS: We found vortex (whorl-like) epithelial keratitis characterized by epithelial microcysts that stained with fluorescein and midstromal radial mild haziness in daughters of a family with incontinentia pigmenti.CONCLUSION: Incontinentia pigmenti should be included in the differential diagnosis of children with keratitis, particularly if there is evidence of characteristic dermatologic or other systemic manifestations.
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American Journal Of Ophthalmology. Chicago: Ophthalmic Publ Co, v. 123, n. 4, p. 549-551, 1997.
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