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Hyperpigmentation

"Hyperpigmentation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Excessive pigmentation of the skin, usually as a result of increased epidermal or dermal melanin pigmentation, hypermelanosis. Hyperpigmentation can be localized or generalized. The condition may arise from exposure to light, chemicals or other substances, or from a primary metabolic imbalance.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hyperpigmentation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hyperpigmentation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 67 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2015
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