idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis


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idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis

[hī′pōmel′ənō′sis]
one of many drop-shaped hypopigmented macules of unknown origin. It is fairly common, occurring in approximately half of all normal adults.
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Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis
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Various physiological changes noted in this study were xerosis, wrinkling, atrophy (thinness of skin), idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis.
Among pigmentary disorders idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis (IGH) was the commonest (25%).
Several differentials need to be ruled out once PMH is considered including pityriasis alba, post-inflammatory hypopigmentation, idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis and hypopigmented mycosis fungoides.
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