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Hypopigmentation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hypopigmentation
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.621.440
Unique ID
D017496
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017496
Annotation
do not confuse with HYPERPIGMENTATION
Scope Note
A condition caused by a deficiency or a loss of melanin pigmentation in the epidermis, also known as hypomelanosis. Hypopigmentation can be localized or generalized, and may result from genetic defects, trauma, inflammation, or infections.
Entry Term(s)
Hypomelanosis
Previous Indexing
Pigmentation Disorders (1966-1992)
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/20
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Hypopigmentation Preferred
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