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Hypomelanosis of Ito with gynaecomastia and dental anomaly
  1. Mudita Gupta1,
  2. Pragya Gupta1,
  3. Reena Sharma1,
  4. Archit Gupta2
  1. 1Department of Dermatology, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
  2. 2Department of Surgery, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Archit Gupta, archit9th{at}


Hypomelanosis of Ito is a rare neurocutaneous syndrome. Cutaneous involvement is characterised by streaks and swirls of hypopigmentation arranged in a Blaschkoid pattern. Neural involvement along with other systemic features are seen. We report a case of a 13-year-old boy who presented with the characteristic skin involvement of hypomelanosis of Ito, mental retardation, teeth abnormalities and gynaecomastia along with psoriasis.

  • dermatology
  • endocrine system
  • paediatrics (drugs and medicines)

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  • Contributors MG edited and designed, PG design and literature search, RS literature search and edited, AG literature search and intellectual content.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Parental/guardian consent obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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