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4 Possible Causes for Hyperpigmented Patches Increase in Size and Number with Age

  • Familial Progressive Hyper- and Hypopigmentation

    Familial progressive hyperpigmentation (FPH) is an autosomal dominant genodermatosis characterized by hyperpigmented patches that increase in size and number with age.[bioportfolio.com] Format Definition A disorder characterized by hyperpigmented patches in the skin, present in early infancy and increasing in size and number with age.[uniprot.org] patches in the skin, present in early infancy and increasing in size and number with age.[malacards.org]

  • Acromelanosis

    It was characterized by patches of cutaneous hyperpigmentation that were present at birth and increased in size and number with age.[findzebra.com] […] melanin in epidermis, especially basal cell layer and tips of rete ridges MISCELLANEOUS: Onset birth to early infancy; Hyperpigmented patches increased in size and number[findzebra.com] […] with age MOLECULAR BASIS: Caused by mutation in the KIT ligand gene (KITLG, 184745.0003)[findzebra.com]

  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

    […] infancy that increase in size and number with age.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Familial progressive hyperpigmentation (FPH) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by the appearance of hyperpigmented patches on the skin from early[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dowling-Degos Disease Type 1

    […] and mucous membranes, present in early infancy, and increase in size and number with age.[biomedsearch.com] In addition, the RET ... 17 Yadav Monica - - 2012 Familial progressive hyperpigmentation (FPH) is a rare genodermatosis characterized by hyperpigmented patches in the skin[biomedsearch.com]

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