Familial progressive hyperpigmentation

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Synonyms: Melanosis diffusa congenita | Melanosis universalis hereditaria | Universal melanosis

Familial progressive hyperpigmentation is a rare genetic skin pigmentation anomaly disorder characterized by irregular patches of hyperpigmented skin which present at birth or in early infancy and increase in size number and confluence with age. Affected areas of the body include the face neck trunk and limbs as well as the palms soles oral mucosa and conjuctiva. No hypogmentation macules are observed and no systemic diseases are associated.

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