Other dermatoses observed in this study were Lichen striatus, Linear Lichen planus, inflammatory Linear verrucous epidermal nevus, Lichen nitidus, Paederus dermatitis, Hypomelanosis of Ito, Linear and Whorled nevoid hypermelanosis
Melasma is a common, acquired hypermelanosis
that occurs in sun-exposed areas, mostly on the face, occasionally on the neck, and rarely on the forearms.
Melasma (also known as chloasma or mask of pregnancy) is an acquired, chronic, symmetrical hypermelanosis
, characterized by brown patches of variable darkness on sun-exposed areas of the body.
Addison's disease, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome) Palmoplantar Due to localized hypermelanosis
hyperpigmentation * Polymorphous brown macules with sharp or indistinct borders * Creases on the palms often present with hyperpigmentation; may contain hyperkeratotic papules or pits.
There may also be hyperpigmentation of the buccal mucosa that may be reactive postinflammatory hypermelanosis
Melasma, also known as Chloasma or mask of pregnancy is an acquired, chronic, and symmetrical hypermelanosis
, characterized by brown patches of variable darkness on sun exposed areas of body .
Effect of Artemia nauplii enriched with vitamin-A palmitate on hypermelanosis
on the blind side in juvenile Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus.
Gupta N, Sharma MC, Ramam M, Kabra M: Familial progressive hypermelanosis
in Indian monozygotic twins.
Well-delineated areas of hypermelanosis
affect the face and neck.
6%); confirmed or probable linear and whorled nevoid hypermelanosis
forms on sun-exposed areas, most notably the cheeks.
2,3 Melasma is a relatively common, acquired symmetric hypermelanosis
characterized by irregular, light to gray brown macules and patches involving the sun exposed areas of the skin.