Inflammatory hypopigmentation

What is Inflammatory hypopigmentation?

Hypopigmentation is the absence of normal amounts of melanin (the chemical that gives skin its color) caused by disease, injury, burns or other trauma to the skin. The most common cause of hypopigmentation is damage or trauma to the skin. Burns, infections, pimples, blisters, scrapes, and any injuries that result in scarring can all lead to skin discoloration.

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My son is growing and becoming overweight. Because of that his clothes/underwear have become tight. He is 18yrs. Now i see a 2 inch white circular...

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A white circular patch at site of friction could be vitiligo or post inflammatory hypopigmentation.
The treatment in...

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1 month back I had severe itchy spots on my leg right one. I itched it really hard till one time some bleeding happened. Black spots...

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post inflammatory hypopigmentation

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It is looking like post inflammatory...

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At my last OB visit my Dr question pigmentation loss on my vaginal area. This is my 3 rd pregnancy and she was the first to mention it and I've...

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The most common and probable causes for depigmentation in the genital region could be
1.Lichen Sclerosis
3.Post inflammatory...

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