Biology of hypopigmentation.

@article{Bolognia1988BiologyOH,
  title={Biology of hypopigmentation.},
  author={Jean L. Bolognia and John M. Pawelek},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1988},
  volume={19 2 Pt 1},
  pages={
          217-55
        }
}
A review of the basics of pigment cell biology is followed by a discussion of the characteristics of several disorders of hypopigmentation. By determining such features as inheritance pattern, time of onset (congenital, childhood, adulthood), natural history (stable vs progressive), type of pigment loss (diffuse or circumscribed), distribution of lesions (generalized vs localized), degree of pigment loss (incomplete or complete), number of melanocytes, if any, in biopsy specimens of affected… CONTINUE READING

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