Primary disorders of hyperpigmentation.

  title={Primary disorders of hyperpigmentation.},
  author={C S Fulk},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={10 1},
  • C S Fulk
  • Published 1984 in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
A classification of primary hyperpigmentation conditions is presented. The emphasis is on clinical aspects and an attempt has been made to show, when possible, a spectrum beginning with localized involvement and progressing to the more extensive involvement. Most primary hyperpigmentation conditions and syndromes are inherited by autosomal dominant genetics; notable exceptions include incontinentia pigmenti, classic dyskeratosis congenita, and xeroderma pigmentosum. Early German case reports… CONTINUE READING

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