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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 13-20

Hypopigmentary disorders in Asian patients


1 Department of Dermatology, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Murdoch, Western Australia, Australia
2 Deparment of Dermatology, Chitwan Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal
3 Department of Dermatology, MAMC and Associated LNJP Hospital, New Delhi, Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Prasad Kumarasinghe
Department of Dermatology, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Murdoch, Western Australia
Australia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2349-5847.208351

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Asia is geographically, racially and culturally diverse. This leads to variations in the skin types and pigmentary disorders affecting the Asian skin. This review briefly outlines the various hypopigmentary disorders affecting the Asian skin. Several of these disorders are idiopathic in origin, whereas some are due to autoimmune mechanisms, infections or secondary to inflammation of the skin. Hypopigmentary disorders often have a significant psychological impact. The treatment of these disorders is diverse and depends on the cause of hypopigmentation.


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