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hypopigmentation

 [hi″po-pig″men-ta´-shun]
abnormally decreased pigmentation resulting from decreased melanin production.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hy·po·pig·men·ta·tion

(hī'pō-pig'men-tā'shun),
Deficiency of cutaneous melanin relative to surrounding skin. See: albinism.
[hypo- + pigmentation]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hypopigmentation

(hī′pō-pĭg′mən-tā′shən)
n.
Diminished pigmentation, especially of the skin.
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hy·po·pig·men·ta·tion

(hī'pō-pig'mĕn-tā'shŭn)
Deficiency of cutaneousmelanin relative to surrounding skin
See: albinism
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hypopigmentation

A lower than normal concentration of pigment cells (melanocytes).
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Hypopigmentation

A skin condition that occurs when the body has too little melanin, or pigment.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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In an infant or young child, consideration of a differential diagnosis of rare disorders--metabolic, nutritional, genetic, immune, and proliferative conditions (Table 4)--becomes especially important when a growth curve abnormality/failure to thrive is noted, when multiple cutaneous and/or systemic infections occur, when the morphology or distribution of a rash is unusual, when a patient's response to typical AD treatment is poor, or when fixed-plaque hypopigmentation is treated and then recurs in the same site and in the same configuration, which suggests the possibility of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.
Typical clinical presentations of CHS usually exhibit varying degrees of skin, eyes and hair hypopigmentation, frequent infections, progressive neurologic deterioration, and a tendency for mild bleeding (1).
She suffered from occasional spontaneous blistering that healed with minimal scarring and hypopigmentation. Purpura and easy bruisability were also reported.
ReNovaCell is a clinically proven solution to restore pigmentation in patients with vitiligo, hyper-and hypopigmentation, and damaged skin.
Raising a Child with Albinism: A Guide to the School Years, National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation (NOAH).