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Image Number 2682 (Melasma)


Diagnosis: Melasma

Site: Face

Sex: F

Age: 36


Description: Butterfly hyperpigmentation.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


More than two years history of hyperpigmentation involved the butterfly area of the face did not respond to hydroquinon, topical corticosteroid and topical adapaline used singly and in combination. The patient claimed that 3 sessions of Nd-YAG laser has exacerbated her melasma.

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