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Related to hypomelanosis: Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis
An absence of pigment, partial or total, in the skin.
[leuko- + G. derma, skin]
One of several disorders of melanin pigmentation in which melanin in the epidermis is decreased or absent. It may be caused by albinism, chronic protein deficiency, burns, trauma, or vitiligo.See: hypermelanosis