chloasma uterinum

chloasma uterinum

a skin discoloration on the face that occurs in pregnant women or in women who take progestin-based oral contraceptives.

chloasma uterinum

(1) Non-pregnancy related skin pigmentation attributed to uterine disease.
(2) An incorrect term for skin discolouration on the face that occurs in pregnant women or in women who take progestin-based oral contraceptives.

While chloasma is in active use, the adjectival uterinum is not used in the working medical parlance.