Medical Dictionary: IP


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IP: intraperitoneal
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IP: Another name for Incontinentia Pigmenti.
IP (condition): Skin discoloration disorder

IP: Incontinentia pigmenti (IP) is a rare, genetic disorder characterized by unusual patterns of discolored skin. The genetic transmission is X-linked dominant. Males are more severely affected than females. The disorder is caused by excessive deposits of melanin (normal skin pigment). 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Incontinentia Pigmenti Information Page: NINDS

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