Posts Tagged ‘Reconnaȋtre le melasma (chloasma’

Recognizing melasma (chloasma, pregnancy mask)

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Recognizing melasma Melasma can be epidermal, dermal or mixed However, Wood’s light does no reliably define the depth of pigment Reflectance confocal microscopy is a more definitve method of doing so. Clinical Assesment of melasma is done through MASI (Melasma Area Severity Index) Melasma (Chloasma) (Pregnancy Mask): Differential Diagnosis: Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) Drug-induced (minocycline…) Frictional […]

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