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A Guide for the Multifocal Pigmentation

A Guide for the Multifocal Pigmentation Multifocal pigmentation is a condition characterized by different colors present on the same skin area. It is estimated that approximately 2% of the population suffers from this condition which is more common in Caucasians, Latinos, African Americans, and Asians. In this article, I will go over the causes of this condition and how it can be treated. 1. What causes multifocal pigmentation? Multifocal pigmentation, or hyperpigmentation, is a common skin condition that causes dark spots to form across the skin, typically on the face, neck, and chest. The two most common types of hyperpigmentation are melasma and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Melasma is caused by hormonal changes, while post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation is caused by inflammatio...