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Dermatol Nurs. 2004 Oct;16(5):401-6, 413-6; quiz 417.

Hyperpigmentation: an overview of the common afflictions.

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Eastern North Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA.

Abstract

Hyperpigmentation disorders of the skin are common. Three of the more common forms include melasma, lentigines, and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Significant negative psychological consequences can result. Many therapeutic options exist, though treatment is often difficult, requiring lengthy therapy.

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15624705
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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