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Hyperpigmentation is the darkening of an area of skin or nails caused by increased melanin. People with darker Asian, Mediterranean or African skin tones are also more prone to hyperpigmentation, especially if they have excess sun exposure.[1]

Causes of Hyperpigmentation

Conditions Associated with Hyperpigmentation

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  1. Habif Thomas P., et al. (2005) Skin Disease, Diagnosis and Treatment Mosby.