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Image Number 731 (Perioral hypopigmentation)


Diagnosis: Perioral hypopigmentation

Site: Perioral

Sex: M

Age: 1

Type: Clinical

Description: Hypopigmented patches around lips

Submitted by: Kiran Nabar

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Differential Diagnosis


Quite often anxious parents bring their small baby for hypopigmented patches around the lips. They are asymptomatic .There is no history suggestive of previous dermatitis. This baby was 4 months old and she had these lesions for the last 1 month. It is due to drooling of saliva. It fades slowly as the drooling decreases. It does not require any specific treatment.


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