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West Indian Medical Journal

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PERCIVAL, T  and  SMITH, K. Incontinentia pigmenti in 22-month old Afro-Caribbean fraternal twin girls: a case report. West Indian med. j. [online]. 2013, vol.62, n.9, pp. 852-855. ISSN 0043-3144.

Incontinentia pigmenti is a rare X-linked dominant condition characterized by cutaneous, neural, ocular and dental manifestations. The condition has mainly been reported in Caucasian females. The aim of this case report is to highlight the clinical presentation in Afro-Caribbean twin girls. The girls demonstrated abnormal hair distribution, pigmented limbs and torso, small conical or missing teeth with delayed dental eruption.

Keywords : Caribbean; dental; incontinentia pigmenti.

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