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Facial hyperpigmentation in darker skin types – Part 2

In the first part of our two-part article published in Dermatology in practice issue 22.3, the various causes of facial hyperpigmentation in darker skin types were discussed. This included melasma, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, erythema dyschromicum perstans, lichen planus pigmentosus, Hori's naevus, naevus of Ota and medication-induced pigmentation. In the second part, we focus on the management of hyperpigmentation in darker skin types, the most commonly used treatments and which treatments work best with each cause.
Dermatology in practice 2016; 22(4): 105–108
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