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What is Hyperpigmentation?
In dermatology, hyperpigmentation is the darkening of an area of skin or nails caused by increased melanin.
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Updated 358 days ago|8/17/2019 9:48:03 AM
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Hyperpigmentation is a common, usually harmless condition in which patches of skin become darker in color than the normal surrounding skin. This darkening occurs when an excess of melanin, the brown pigment that produces normal skin color, forms deposits in the skin.
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