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incontinence

[in′känt·ən·əns]
(medicine)
Inability to control the natural evacuations, as the feces or the urine; specifically, involuntary evacuation from organic causes.
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Selection against lethal alleles in females heterozygous for incontinentia pigmenti.
Molecular diagnosis of incontinentia pigmenti: DNA was isolated from the peripheral blood from all affected girls and their parents.
Clinical features of incontinentia pigmenti with emphasis on oral and dental abnormalities.
Aristotle's term, akrasia (literally, ungovernedness) was rendered into Latin by Grosseteste as incontinentia, the source of the English "incontinence", and it originally designated a largely epistemic failing.
With incontinentia pigmenti you'll have a staged eruption, with vesicles or pustules at the time of birth within the first weeks, followed by more warty or verrucous papules," said Dr.
A case of incontinentia pigmenti achromians with acute lymphatic leukemia.
Incontinentia pigmenti is X-linked disorder affecting Skin, Hair, Teeth and Central Nervous System.
Oligodontia can occur in association with genetic syndromes such as ectodermal dysplasia, incontinentia pigmenti, Down syndrome and Rieger syndrome or as a non syndromic isolated familial triat or as a sporadic finding.
1 Frequent misdiagnoses include epidermolysis bullosa cutaneous mastocytosis zinc deficiency staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome herpetic infection and incontinentia pigmenti.
Incontinentia pigmenti is caused by a mutation in the IKBKG gene (also known as NEMO), which resides on the X chromosome.
10) Pitting has also been reported in patients with Reiter's syndrome (and other connective tissue disorders), sarcoidosis, pemphigus, alopecia areata, and incontinentia pigmenti.
Other anomalies included confirmed or probable incontinentia pigmenti (10.