Achromic nevus and achromic nevus syndrome.
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Bonifazi E. 2018. Achromic nevus and achromic nevus syndrome. Eur. J. Pediat. Dermatol. 6 (4):239.
The issue discussed by Di Lernia underlines the confusion which characterizes the nomenclature utilized to define hypomelanosis of Ito. In the fìrst description published in a Japanese journaJ (2), lto described a singular case of "bilateral systematized nevus depigmentosus". A year later, he denominated the same case "incontinentia pigmenti achromians" (3). This term was used to stress the morphological similarity with incontinentia pigmenti, which is characterized by a mosaic distribution along the Blaschko's lines. (...).
Achromic nevus, Achromic nevus syndrome