A STUDY OF DERMATOSCOPIC FEATURES IN FACIAL MELANOSIS AND ITS CLINICAL CO-RELATION-AN OBSERVATION STUDY

T Revathi
unpublished
The studies have been conducted by recruited 118 cases of facial hypermelanoses among patients attending the outpatients department in Department of Dermatology. Bangalore medical college and research Institute.30-45% of patients had 1-5 years duration of facial hypermelanosis.31.40% of patients used facial cosmetics products regularly nearly 97.40% patients was found to be epidermal and or mixed type of pigmentation. Hem-Like pattern of pigmentation was seen in lichen planus pigmentous and
more » ... ular pigment net work was seen in 50% of the patients with ashy dermatosis. Duration of the facial melanosis have been effect on the pattern of pigmentation are it would be appears specific condition. Dermatoscopy is used assessment of the level of pigmentation.
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