Entry from British & World English dictionary
Excessive pigmentation of the skin.
- The typical signs of chronic venous insufficiency include pedal edema, varicose veins and skin hyperpigmentation.
- The most common complication of laser resurfacing is hyperpigmentation - skin tone that turns darker than normal.
- Some patients never develop the full classical triad of hyperpigmentation, hypotension, and hyponatraemia.
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