Diseases of Pigment

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Melasma: Pigmentation of the cheeks of the face (malar area). When it occurs during pregnancy it is referred to as chloasma or the mask of pregnancy. Melasma darkens with sun exposure.

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    Text: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary by MedicineNet, Inc.

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