hypopigmentation


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hy·po·pig·men·ta·tion

 (hī′pō-pĭg′mən-tā′shən)
n.
Diminished pigmentation, especially of the skin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypopigmentation - unusual lack of skin color
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
albinism - the congenital absence of pigmentation in the eyes and skin and hair
leukoderma - a congenital skin condition characterized by spots or bands of unpigmented skin
vitiligo - an acquired skin disease characterized by patches of unpigmented skin (often surrounded by a heavily pigmented border)
hyperpigmentation - unusual darkening of the skin
Translations

hypopigmentation

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DLE lesions often begin as erythematous papules or plaques that may become scaly and heal with atrophy, scarring, and dyspigmentation (often central hypopigmentation with peripheral hyperpigmentation).
Long-term effects can include hyperpigmentation, hypopigmentation, hypertrichosis, or keloid scarring.
During the treatment period, the local effect of injection like ulcer, abscess, hypopigmentation, dermal atrophy, local vasodilatation and recurrence of disease was observed.
Hyperpigmentation, hypopigmentation, infections, and scarring are some of the common side effects of tattoo removal through laser," she told ANI.
Sixteen young individuals of the 66 chimpanzees monitored exhibit abnormalities including reduced nostrils, cleft lip, limb deformities, reproductive problems and hypopigmentation," the study continued.
This genetically heterogeneous condition can be subdivided into either oculocutaneous or ocular albinism with the former characterised by hypopigmentation of the hair, eyes and skin.
Unusual features such as pigmentation or a partial halo of hypopigmentation have been reported, and some authors have also described a yellow discharge from the tumor (2-3, 6, 8).
The investigation followed complaints of skin hypopigmentation of two 6-month-old baby boys prescribed with unlabelled bottles of brownish grey cream (see photo) by the above CMP for the treatment of eczema.
There was a history of hypopigmentation over the skin for the past month, with a history of recurrent respiratory tract infections.
In patients with skin of color, blanching of the skin may be helpful to detect erythema, lichenification, follicular accentuation, and hypopigmentation (all of which are more common than in lighter-skinned patients).
She suffered from occasional spontaneous blistering that healed with minimal scarring and hypopigmentation.