dyspigmentation


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dyspigmentation

 [dis″pig-men-ta´shun]
any abnormality of pigmentation of the skin or hair.

dys·pig·men·ta·tion

(dis'pig-men-tā'shŭn),
Any abnormality in the formation or distribution of pigment, especially in the skin; usually applied to an abnormal reduction in pigmentation (depigmentation).
See also: albinism.

dys·pig·men·ta·tion

(dis-pig'mĕn-tā'shŭn)
Any abnormality in the formation or distribution of pigment, especially in the skin; usually applied to an abnormal reduction in pigmentation (depigmentation).
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Dyspigmentation along the Blaschko lines caused by trisomy 7 mosaicism.
Transient dyspigmentation and rarely depigmentation are described, but hypertrophic scarring is not seen.
In regard to long-term skin sequel, dyspigmentation was the most common finding in the SJS (n = 4, 20.0%) and overlap-TEN (n = 14, 87.5%) groups (P < 0.001).
Skin examination revealed that about one quarter of the studied sample had several skin manifestations including pale-dry skin, dyspigmentation, roughness, and dermatitis.
The activity score considers erythema (0-3), scale/hypertrophy (0-2), mucous membrane lesions (0-1), recent hair loss (0-1), and nonscarring alopecia (0-3), and the damage score considers dyspigmentation (01), scarring/atrophy/panniculitis (0-2), and scarring of the scalp (0-6).
Dyspigmentation appears to be dosedependent, and repigmentation is achievable with cessation of dasatinib therapy.
Similar interest is shown for antiaging creams, which prevent the early signs of aging, such as laxity, wrinkles, dyspigmentation, erythema and poor skin texture; sun protection creams, which protect skin from the adverse effects of ultraviolet rays and prevent sunburn; and skin brightening creams, which brighten the skin while addressing such problems as dark spots, black patches, wrinkles and uneven skin tone.
Unlike EAC, these rings do not show a trailing scale and the patches may demonstrate poikiloderma (erythema, atrophy, and dyspigmentation).
Continued exposure may lead to permanent dyspigmentation and other longer term sequelae include squamous cell carcinoma and Merkel cell carcinoma [7].
Acute radiation dermatitis manifests as a spectrum of symptoms that range from no cutaneous changes to the most severe clinical disease which include hemorrhage ulceration and necrosis.89 Between these extremes patients may experience erythema depilation pruritus dyspigmentation dry desquamation patchy moist desquamation limited to intertriginous areas confluent and widespread moist desquamation edema and alopecia.
They decrease collagenase and elastase levels, and reduce fine lines, roughness and dyspigmentation. (9)