Pigmentation disorder

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Pigmentation disorder
Classification and external resources
Specialty dermatology
ICD-10 L80-L81
ICD-9-CM 709.01
MeSH D010859

Pigmentation disorders are disturbances of human skin color, either loss or reduction, which may be related to loss of melanocytes or the inability of melanocytes to produce melanin or transport melanosomes correctly.[1]


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