dyschromia

dyschromia

 [dis-kro´me-ah]
any disorder of pigmentation of the skin or hair.

dys·chro·mi·a

(dis-krō'mē-ă),
Any abnormality in the color of the skin.

dyschromia

/dys·chro·mia/ (dis-kro´me-ah) any disorder of pigmentation of skin or hair.

changed skin pigmentation

A nonspecific term for any alteration in skin pigmentation of any cause and portent.

dys·chro·mi·a

(dis-krō'mē-ă)
Any abnormality in the color of the skin.

dyschromia

any disorder of pigmentation of the skin or hair.

Patient discussion about dyschromia

Q. Is it possible for teenager (13-25 years old) to have a white hair? (For tropical people) If possible, why?

A. And example of how it looks in poliosis:
http://dermis.multimedica.de/dermisroot/en/1269324/image.htm

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Hydroquinone (HQ), a phenolic compound, blocks the conversion of 3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine (DOPA) to melanin through inhibiting tyrosinase7 and reduces dyschromia through melanocyte downregulation, prevention of melanosome production, and reduction of melanin transfer to keratinocytes.
3) Laboratory testing distinguishes between residual dyschromia or other noninfectious sequelae and persistent infection.
Melasma is a common dyschromia that often motivates the search for dermatological care.
DRMA[degrees]Bright Complex with its antiA[degrees]pigmentation action acts on vascular and pigmentary dyschromia reducA[degrees]ing dark circles, while Vitamin CG smoothens wrinkles.
Focusing on ultra-thin ceramic restorations, Dr Stefan Koubi (France) emphasised that keeping some of the dyschromia and working closely with the technician to achieve the ideal colour match was key.
The clinical features of onychomycosis (Table 1) include nail bed hyperkeratosis with subsequent separation of the nail plate from the nail bed (onycholysis), the presence of subungual debris, and nail plate dyschromia.
To improve texture, she recommended retinoids and alpha hydroxy acids; to improve hydration, include humectants and occlusive agents; and to correct dyschromia, a formulation should contain melanogenesis inhibitors, retinoids, L-ascorbic acid, vasoconstrictors and anti-inflammatory agents.
In the recovery phase, which lasts from 3-10 days, the skin will undergo re-epithelization, and dyschromia.
They included pruritus, dyschromia (hypo or hyperpigmentation at the site of treatment) and scar formation.
Ache is commonly associated with postinflammatory hyperpigmentation in patients of color, which often can be more bothersome to patients than are the ache lesions that caused the dyschromia.
The nice advantage is that our clients can come in and get fascinating results; the satisfaction levels are high, it allows for far lower collateral thermal damage and a considerable reduction in patient pain and complications, plus the fact that it is highly effective on all skin problems, whether it is scars, acne scars, fine lines, texture, dyschromia or deep wrinkles," added Rashkidi.