Hyperpigmentation: Excess skin pigment or coloration
Introduction: Hyperpigmentation is a type of skin darkening that occurs when certain skin cells release more pigment (dark color). Hyperpigmentation can be the symptom of some severe diseases (e.g. Addison's, scleroderma), and any such symptoms require prompt professional medical investigation.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Hyperpigmentation:
Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:
- Symptoms of the Silent Killer Diseases
- Symptoms and Medical Malpractice
- Medical mistakes and their rates, causes and prevention
- Deaths and sudden death
Symptoms related to Hyperpigmentation: dark skin (21), skin color changes (129), redness (48), blueness (33), whitening (8), hypopigmentation (4), orange skin (3)
Hyperpigmentation type of: Skin color changes (129), Dark skin (21)
Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions
Conditions listing symptoms: Hyperpigmentation: The following list of conditions have 'Hyperpigmentation' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Conditions listing complications: Hyperpigmentation: The following list of conditions have 'Hyperpigmentation' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Medical Tools & Articles:
- Risk Factor Center
- Medical Statistics Center
- Medical Treatment Center
- Prevention Center
- Medical Tests Center