Acquired hyperpigmentation is always difficult to diagnose and more difficult to treat satisfactorily. There are many conditions which need to be considered before making a diagnosis of acquired macular hyperpigmentation like erythema dyschromicum perstans, lichen planus pigmentosus, macular amyloidosis, tar and frictional melanosis, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, Berloque dermatitis, Riehl's melanosis and drugs and chemicals.
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists|
|Publication status||Published - 01-01-2011|
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