Dyschromia

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Dyschromia
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Dyschromia refers to an alteration of the color of the skin or nails.[1]

"Hyperchromia" can refer to hyperpigmentation,[2] and "hypochromia" can refer to hypopigmentation.[3]

"Dyschromatoses" involve both hyperpigmented and hypopigmented macules.[4]

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  1. ^ "dyschromia - definition of dyschromia in the Medical dictionary - by the Free Online Medical Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia".
  2. ^ "hyperchromia - Definition from Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary".
  3. ^ "hypochromia - Definition from Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary".
  4. ^ Urabe K, Hori Y (March 1997). "Dyschromatosis". Semin Cutan Med Surg. 16 (1): 81–5. doi:10.1016/S1085-5629(97)80039-9. PMID 9125769.

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