"Hyperpigmentation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Excessive pigmentation of the skin, usually as a result of increased epidermal or dermal melanin pigmentation, hypermelanosis. Hyperpigmentation can be localized or generalized. The condition may arise from exposure to light, chemicals or other substances, or from a primary metabolic imbalance.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Hyperpigmentation" by people in Profiles.
Follicular keratosis of the face in pediatric patients of color. Pediatr Dermatol. 2022 Mar; 39(2):231-235.
The Role of Photodynamic Therapy in Acne: An Evidence-Based Review. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2017 Jun; 18(3):311-321.
Phototherapy in cosmetic dermatology. Clin Dermatol. 2016 Sep-Oct; 34(5):623-7.
Reticulated phototoxic eruption in a patient on long-term diltiazem therapy. J Drugs Dermatol. 2008 Aug; 7(8):792-3.