Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis

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Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis
Classification and external resources
Specialty dermatology
ICD-10 L81.5 (ILDS L81.540)
DiseasesDB 31365
eMedicine article/1068422

Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis (also known as "Leukopathia symmetrica progressiva") is a very common acquired disorder that affects women more frequently than men, presenting with skin lesions that occur chiefly on sun exposed regions of the skin, suggesting sun exposure may play a role.[1]:860

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  1. ^ James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.