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Disease Hyperpigmentation

Name Hyperpigmentation
Synonyms Hypermelanoses | Hypermelanosis
Definition Excessive pigmentation of the skin, usually as a result of increased epidermal or dermal melanin pigmentation, hypermelanosis. Hyperpigmentation can be localized or generalized. The condition may arise from exposure to light, chemicals or other substances, or from a primary metabolic imbalance.
Categories Skin disease
MeSH® ID D017495

Top ↑ Ancestors

DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pigmentation Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hyperpigmentation Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Hyperpigmentation Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Ataxia-Telangiectasia with Generalized Skin Pigmentation and Early Death
  Dermatopathia pigmentosa reticularis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Dowling-Degos Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Extrasystoles, Multiform Ventricular, with Short Stature, Hyperpigmentation and Microcephaly
  Hyperkeratosis-Hyperpigmentation Syndrome
View node Hyperpigmentation, Familial Progressive Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Hyperpigmentation of Eyelids
  Hyperpigmentation of Fuldauer and Kuijpers
View node Melanosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Melanosis, Universal
  Patterson pseudoleprechaunism syndrome