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
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hypopigmentation

n hipopigmentación f
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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.
The child had silvery hair with patchy areas of skin hypopigmentation over the face, trunk and limbs (Fig.
In our second patient, skin hypopigmentation was very mild.