Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation

@article{Callender2011PostinflammatoryH,
  title={Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation},
  author={V. Callender and S. St. Surin-Lord and E. C. Davis and M. Maclin},
  journal={American Journal of Clinical Dermatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={12},
  pages={87-99}
}
Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) is a reactive hypermelanosis and sequela of a variety of inflammatory skin conditions. PIH can have a negative impact on a patient’s quality of life, particularly for darker-skinned patients. Studies show that dyschromias, including PIH, are one of the most common presenting complaints of darker-skinned racial ethnic groups when visiting a dermatologist. This is likely due to an increased production or deposition of melanin into the epidermis or dermis… Expand
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