hyperpigmented

hyperpigmented

(ˌhaɪpəpɪɡˈmɛntɪd)
adj
(Medicine) med characterized by having some patches of skin that are darker than others
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Physical examination revealed multiple hyperpigmented, oval-shaped, slightly raised papules and plaques on her torso (FIGURE 1), neck, and arms, and fewer lesions on her face and legs.
Other dermatoscopic characteristics frequently recognized are vascular and nonvascular structures, including radial capillaries, red dots, and whitish striae; a brownish diffuse pattern is described as hyperpigmented areas.
The topical application of the composition moisturizes the skin, but is not applied to dark spots on the skin, uneven skin tone, or hyperpigmented skin.
On physical exam, he is noted to have a linear plaque of hyperpigmented verrucous papules on his neck.
What happens is that due to the repetitive friction, the skin responds by either becoming thicker or hyperpigmented. Similarly in waxing, the same results may arise from doing so.
Waibel's go-to device for treating a hypertrophic, hyperpigmented surgical scar is a 1,927-nm or 1,470-nm nonablative fractional laser, followed by a fractional ablative laser and injection of 1-2 ccs of 5-fluorouracil only to elevated areas.
The patient developed numerous hyperpigmented 2- to 3-mm nodular lesions, which were histopathologically identified as malignant melanoma.
Longitudinal melanonychia seen with zidovudine must be distinguished from the brownish hyperpigmented stripes that are seen in HIV.
Physical examination revealed streaks and whorls of hyperpigmented macules along the lines of Blaschko, located on the trunk and limbs [Figure 1].
Five main positive indicators of MIS were identified in multivariate analysis: atypical network, regression, irregular hyperpigmented areas, prominent skin markings, and angulated lines (3.7-, 4.7-, 5.4-, 3.4-, and 2.2-fold, respectively).
In addition, there were nummular lesions with atrophic centers and hyperpigmented borders in the peripheral regions of the annular lesion formed by the hyperplasic RPE clumps and the normal retina (Figures 2a, b).
He was otherwise healthy, and a physical examination revealed longitudinal hyperpigmented bands of varying widths on the middle parts of his fingernails especially on the right hand.