Periorbital Hyperpigmentation: A Study of its Prevalence, Common Causative Factors and its Association with Personal Habits and Other Disorders

@inproceedings{Sheth2014PeriorbitalHA,
  title={Periorbital Hyperpigmentation: A Study of its Prevalence, Common Causative Factors and its Association with Personal Habits and Other Disorders},
  author={Pratik B. Sheth and Hiral A. Shah and Jayendra N. Dave},
  booktitle={Indian journal of dermatology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Periorbital hyperpigmentation (POH) is one of the most commonly encountered conditions in routine dermatology practice. There are only few published studies about its prevalence, classification, and pathogenesis but none showing its association with habits, and other medical conditions in Indian patients. AIMS To determine prevalence and type of POH, common causative factors, and its association with personal habits and other disorders within various age and sex groups. MATERIALS… CONTINUE READING