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Hypopigmentation (Hypomelanosis)

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.
Also Known As:
Hypomelanosis; Hypomelanoses
Networked: 598 relevant articles (23 outcomes, 28 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Cicatrix (Scar)
2. Erythema
3. Hyperpigmentation
4. Melanoma (Melanoma, Malignant)
5. Edema

Experts

1. Park, Kyoung-Chan: 8 articles (08/2015 - 08/2005)
2. Kim, Dong-Seok: 8 articles (08/2015 - 08/2005)
3. Hearing, Vincent J: 5 articles (01/2015 - 10/2005)
4. Jungbluth, Heinz: 4 articles (11/2015 - 03/2010)
5. Jeong, Hyo-Soon: 4 articles (08/2015 - 01/2011)
6. Kwon, Nyoun Soo: 3 articles (08/2015 - 01/2011)
7. Baek, Kwang Jin: 3 articles (08/2015 - 01/2011)
8. Yun, Hye-Young: 3 articles (08/2015 - 01/2011)
9. Yamaguchi, Yuji: 3 articles (05/2014 - 10/2005)
10. Goossens, Michel: 3 articles (05/2012 - 07/2006)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Hypopigmentation:
1. Benzoyl PeroxideFDA LinkGeneric
2. Clindamycin (Cleocin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Monophenol Monooxygenase (Tyrosinase)IBA
4. CosmeticsIBA
5. Phenol (Carbolic Acid)FDA Link
6. fluticasone (Cutivate)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Triamcinolone (Aristocort)FDA Link
8. tazarotene (Tazorac)FDA Link
9. Histamine Antagonists (Antihistamines)IBA
10. Doxycycline (Vibramycin)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Lasers (Laser)
2. Gas Lasers
3. Solid-State Lasers
4. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)