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hypopigmentation

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Diminished pigmentation, especially of the skin.

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  • n. An abnormally reduced pigmentation

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. unusual lack of skin color

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Examples

  • Topical corticosteroid cream may temporarily reduce inflammation and should be used intermittently because it may cause thinning of the skin as well as hypopigmentation.

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  • This can leave postinflammatory hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation white spots that arise on sensitive or darker skin.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • The risks may also involve scarring such as hyper- or hypopigmentation or infection.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • Hyperpigmentation is a brown stain on the skin, and hypopigmentation is a white mark that tends to be permanent.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • It can also cause postinflammatory hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation for those who are sensitive to IPL.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • According to the affidavit, "A biopsy of Jackson's scalp revealed that Jackson has Lupus, an auto-immune disease which causes hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation (darkening or lightening) of the skin."

    Losing His Grip

  • Skin tone that turns lighter than normal (hypopigmentation)

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  • It was reported that the presence of cutaneous hypopigmentation favorably influences the prognosis and survival rate of patients with malignant melanoma

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  • Bystryn JC, Rigel D, Friedman RJ, Kopf A (1987) Prognostic significance of hypopigmentation in malignant melanoma.

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  • Emily, who suffers from ocular albinism, a common visual problem shared by those with hypopigmentation (her three siblings also are albinos) is beside herself with the prospect of scuba diving.

    TCPalm Stories

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