II. Associated Conditions

III. Epidemiology

  1. Found in children and young adults

IV. Symptoms

  1. Mild Pruritus may occur
  2. Triggers
    1. Significant unprotected Sun Exposure

V. Signs

  1. Characteristics
    1. Hypopigmented irregular patches
    2. More noticeable in skin types 3-6
  2. Distribution
    1. Face, head and neck
    2. Forearm

VI. Management

  1. Self limited and does not require treatment
  2. Sunscreen should be used
  3. Symptomatic management
    1. Topical Corticosteroids (e.g. Hydrocortisone 0.5 to 2.5%)
    2. Topical Tacrolimus 0.1% ointment twice daily

VII. Prevention

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