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Blaschko lines

Synonym(s): Blaschko's lines; lines of Blaschko

Blaschko lines appear on the skin with developmental disorders involving the skin's pigmentation. These lines mark the spread of cell lines during development. They are V-shaped on the back, S-shaped whirls on the chest and sides, and wavy-shaped on the head.

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