Melasma: a clinicopathological study of 43 cases.

@article{Sarvjot2009MelasmaAC,
  title={Melasma: a clinicopathological study of 43 cases.},
  author={Vermani Sarvjot and S. Sharma and S. Mishra and A. Singh},
  journal={Indian journal of pathology & microbiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={
          357-9
        }
}
  • Vermani Sarvjot, S. Sharma, +1 author A. Singh
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Indian journal of pathology & microbiology
  • Melasma is a symmetrical hypermelanosis of the exposed skin characterized by brown macules on the sun-exposed areas of the skin. The present study was carried out on 43 patients to analyze the correlation between histopathological features with clinical and Wood's light examination. The study showed a clinical and histopathological discordance of 16.2%. Solar elastosis (55.8%) was the single most common histological finding apart from increased melanin concentration, epidermal flattening and… CONTINUE READING
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