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Skin Lesion Solid WhiteAka: Hypopigmentation

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  1. Causes: Patches or Plaques
    1. Pityriasis alba
    2. Pityriasis versicolor (Tinea Versicolor)
    3. Vitiligo
    4. Postinflammatory hypopigmentation
  2. Causes: Papules
    1. Milia
    2. Keratosis Pilaris
    3. Molluscum Contagiosum
  3. Causes: Diffuse changes (congenital conditions, uncommon)
    1. Albinism
    2. Piebaldism
    3. Tuberous sclerosis
    4. Hypermelanosis of Ito

Hypopigmentation disorder (C0162835)

Definition (MSH)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.
ConceptsDisease or Syndrome (T047)
MSHD017496
EnglishAchromoderma, Depigmentation, Hypomelanoses, Hypomelanosis, Hypopigmentation, Hypopigmentation disorder, Hypopigmentation of skin, Hypopigmented skin, Leucoderma, Leukoderma, Skin hypopigmentation, Skin hypopigmented
Spanishdespigmentacion, hipomelanosis, hipopigmentacion, hipopigmentacion de la piel, leucodermia, trastorno de hipopigmentacion
Parent ConceptsPigmentation Disorders (C0549567), PIGMENT CHANGES (C0549661), Skin Pigmentation Disorder (C1704421), Hypopigmentation disorder (C0162835), Ambiguous concept (C1274012), Acquired hypomelanotic disorder (C1275796)
SourcesCOSTAR, CSP, CST, MSH, MTH, NDFRT, OMIM, SCTSPA, SNOMEDCT
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)



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