"Hypopigmentation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A condition caused by a deficiency or a loss of melanin pigmentation in the epidermis, also known as hypomelanosis. Hypopigmentation can be localized or generalized, and may result from genetic defects, trauma, inflammation, or infections.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Hypopigmentation" by people in Profiles.
Vitiligo-like manifestations of graft-versus-host disease in a pediatric population. Pediatr Dermatol. 2023 Jan; 40(1):157-161.
Facial hypopigmentation in skin of color: An atypical presentation of lichen nitidus. Pediatr Dermatol. 2021 Nov; 38 Suppl 2:110-112.
Hypopigmented Macules as Manifestation of Lichen Planus and Lichen Planopilaris. Am J Dermatopathol. 2019 Jul; 41(7):514-517.
Amelanocytic anhidrotic alopecia areata-like phenotype after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant. Arch Dermatol. 2012 Aug; 148(8):931-4.
Numbers and differentiation status of melanocytes in idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis. J Cutan Pathol. 1998 Aug; 25(7):375-9.