Latest insights into skin hyperpigmentation.

  title={Latest insights into skin hyperpigmentation.},
  author={Jean-paul Ortonne and Donald L. Bissett},
  journal={The journal of investigative dermatology. Symposium proceedings},
  volume={13 1},
Hyperpigmentary problems, including postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, solar lentigos, and melasma, occur widely in the human population and are thus of broad interest for control. On the basis of genomic and proteomic understanding of the melanocyte and melanogenesis, there are potentially hundreds of proteins and other effectors involved in pigmentation. This knowledge, although complex, should prove most useful in identifying specific abnormalities that lead to the hyperpigmentary problems… CONTINUE READING

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