Hyperpigmentation is a common cutaneous concern in individuals with skin of color,1 often leading to psychosocial distress.2 Given the lack of rigorous clinical studies, expert opinion guides accepted treatment algorithms. Acquired facial hyperpigmentation commonly presents as melasma or postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH).
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Corresponding Author: Roopal V. Kundu, MD, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 N St Clair St, Ste 1600, Chicago, IL 60611 (email@example.com).
Published Online: June 7, 2023. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2023.1414
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Kundu reported personal fees (royalties) from UpToDate outside the submitted work. Dr Riley reported personal fees from Novartis Pharmaceuticals outside the submitted work. No other disclosures were reported.
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