Idiopathic Guttate Hypomelanosis

Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis is traditionally a disease of the fairer skin. It is one of the few photoinduced hypopigmented lesions. Today I say one patient with multiple IGH. Some dermatologists use topical psoralen preparations though theoretically it can worsen IGH. The treatments of choice include topical steroids, tretinoin and sunscreens.

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Bell Eapen

AI, machine learning & digital health consultant at SkinHelpDesk
Techie Dermatologist, Information Systems PhD, Supporter of Open-Source Software, Machine Learning and AI geek,loves cricket, Canadian wine and beer. [Resume]
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Techie Dermatologist, Information Systems PhD, Supporter of Open-Source Software, Machine Learning and AI geek, loves cricket, Canadian wine and beer. [Resume]

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