In this hi-tech world, with the advancement of technology and medical sciences, many intrauterine abnormalities of the foetus are able to be screened and managed accordingly. But despite the progress, some conditions yet seem to remain undiagnosed. One such rare congenital condition is Hypomelanosis of Ito (HOI). HOI is a heterogenous group of disorders characterised by hypopigmented skin lesions arranged in whorls streaks or both along the lines of Blaschko, which are lines of normal cell development in the skin. They are generally invisible under normal circumstances but becomes quite evident if any dermatological abnormality arises. The clinical manifestations of this syndrome resembling common dermatological conditions, makes the diagnosis even more challenging. This article entails the case report of a 4 year old boy diagnosed with this rare syndrome and the nursing management related to it.
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Samarpita Pramanik. Hypomelanosis of Ito - A case Report. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(2):285-288. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00068.9
Samarpita Pramanik. Hypomelanosis of Ito - A case Report. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(2):285-288. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00068.9 Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-11-2-28
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