[Progressive macular confluent hypomelanosis in mixed ethnic melanodermic subjects: an epidemiologic study of 511 patients].

@article{Lesueur1994ProgressiveMC,
  title={[Progressive macular confluent hypomelanosis in mixed ethnic melanodermic subjects: an epidemiologic study of 511 patients].},
  author={Arnaud Lesueur and V Garcia-Granel and Raymond H{\'e}l{\'e}non and Danielle Cales-Quist},
  journal={Annales de dermatologie et de venereologie},
  year={1994},
  volume={121 12},
  pages={880-3}
}
INTRODUCTION The pathogenesis of the recently described (1985) entity macular confluent progressive hypomelanosis in black subjects of mixed ethnic origin, also called creole dyschromia is unknown. Patients are generally black adults of mixed ethnic origin and present with hypopigmented maculae located asymmetrically in unexposed areas. The mechanism appears to be a phenotypic modification of produced melanosomes. The cases published to date do not provide clear epidemiological data… CONTINUE READING

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