Familial progressive hyper- and hypopigmentation

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Familial progressive hyper- and hypopigmentation

Synonyms: FPHH

Familial progressive hyper- and hypopigmentation is a rare genetic skin pigmentation anomaly disorder characterized by progressive diffuse partly blotchy hyperpigmented lesions that are intermixed with multiple café-au-lait spots hypopigmented maculae and lentigines and are located on the face neck trunk and limbs as well as frequently the palms soles and oral mucosa. Dispigmentation pattern can range from well isolated café-au-lait/hypopigmented patches on a background of normal-appearing skin to confetti-like or mottled appearance.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version October 2023.

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