Definition of Pregnancy, mask of

Pregnancy, mask of: Facial pigmentation (eye brows, cheeks) that occurs in about half of women during pregnancy. The pigmented area darkens with sun exposure. Also referred to as melasma.

Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012

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