Pigmentary Disorder

  • Wen-Yuan Zhu
  • Li Li
  • Ru-Zhi Zhang
  • Shao-Wen Peng
  • Hong-Wei Wang
  • Cheng Tan
  • Lei Xu
  • Min Pan
  • Zhong-Hua Tian
  • Xiao-Dong Zhao
  • You-Lan Xing
  • Yuan-Hua Cao
  • Huan Xing
  • Jian-Min Chang


Pigmentary disturbance is a very common presentation among Chinese populations. This chapter covers a variety of skin disease characterized with hypopigmentation, hyperpigmentation, and other pigmentary manifestations, including pigmentary demarcation lines, melisma, LEOPARD syndrome, PUVA lentigo, giant congenital melanocytic nevus, nevus of Ota, Ota nevus associated with nevus flammeus, partial depigmentation arising in the nevus of Ito, acquired bilateral nevus of Ota-like macules, acne confined to the Becker’s nevus, neurocutaneous melanosis, progressive acromelanosis, periorbital melanosis, reticulate acropigmentation of Kitamura, Kindler syndrome, Dowling-Degos disease, macromelanosomes in dyschromatosis universalis hereditaria, familial progressive hyperpigmentation, familial progressive hypo- and hyperpigmentation, linear and whorled nevoid hypermelanosis, pointillist melanotic macules, acquired dermal melanocytosis, accidental tattoos, rippling lesions of confluent and reticulated papillomatosis, trichrome vitiligo, pentachrome vitiligo in a segmental pattern, inflammatory vitiligo, coexistence of piebaldism and neurofibromatosis type I, nevus depigmentosus, and stellate spontaneous pseudoscars.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wen-Yuan Zhu
    • 1
  • Li Li
    • 2
  • Ru-Zhi Zhang
    • 3
  • Shao-Wen Peng
    • 4
  • Hong-Wei Wang
    • 2
  • Cheng Tan
    • 5
  • Lei Xu
    • 6
  • Min Pan
    • 1
  • Zhong-Hua Tian
    • 7
  • Xiao-Dong Zhao
    • 8
  • You-Lan Xing
    • 9
  • Yuan-Hua Cao
    • 10
  • Huan Xing
    • 11
  • Jian-Min Chang
    • 12
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyThe First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical UniversityNanjingChina
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyPeking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical CollegeBeijingChina
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyThe Third Affiliated Hospital of Suzhou UniversityChangzhouChina
  4. 4.Department of DermatologySouthwest Hospital, Third Military Medical UniversityChongqingChina
  5. 5.Department of DermatologyAffiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of Chinese MedicineNanjingChina
  6. 6.Department of DermatologySecond Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University College of MedicineXi’anChina
  7. 7.Department of DermatologyAffiliated Hospital of Jinan Medical UniversityJinanChina
  8. 8.Department of DermatologyXijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical UniversityXi’anChina
  9. 9.Department of DermatologyTianjin Changzheng HospitalTianjinChina
  10. 10.Institute of DermatologyPeking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy and Medical SciencesNanjingChina
  11. 11.Department of DermatologyBeijing Children’s Hospital, Capital Medical UniversityBeijingChina
  12. 12.Department of DermatologyBeijing HospitalBeijingChina

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