Posts Tagged ‘Treatment of post-inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH) in Caucasians’

Treatment of post-inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH) in Caucasians (For Professionals)

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation is located in the dermis. Wood’s lamp is useful to diffrentiate with other pigmentary disorders such as melasma (chloasma, pregnancy mask) Causes include: infections allergies mechanical factors or trauma phototoxic and photoallergic (cosmetics) reactions inflammatory skin conditions (lichen planus, Systemic Lupus Eythematosus (SLE)) Treatment: the condition is spontaneously resolutive over a few months […]

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