[Progressive and confluent hypomelanosis of the melanodermic metis].

  title={[Progressive and confluent hypomelanosis of the melanodermic metis].},
  author={G{\'e}rard Guillet and Raymond H{\'e}l{\'e}non and M H Guillet and Yvon Gauthier and Nelly M{\'e}nard},
  journal={Annales de dermatologie et de venereologie},
  volume={119 1},
Melanodermic half-castes may develop a progressive and extensive hypomelanosis presenting as an original skin condition. The course of the disease is characteristic: it occurs mainly in females from 18 to 25 years of age with a progressive development of hypochromic and coalescent macules on the back and abdomen. This disease may regress spontaneously within 5 years and healing seems to be facilitated by UV exposure. Decreased epidermal melanin is the only histological feature. Ultrastructural… CONTINUE READING

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