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58. Disorders of Skin Colour

A.V. Anstey

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405161695.2009.00058.x


The colour of the skin The melanocyte Biochemistry of melanogenesis Regulation of human pigmentation by ultraviolet light and by endocrine, paracrine and autocrine factors Biological significance of melanin Classification of disorders of melanin pigmentation Constitutive pigmentation, human pigmentation and the response to sun exposure Hypermelanosis Hypomelanosis Endogenous non-melanin pigmentation Exogenous pigments ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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