Entry from British & World English dictionary
Inadequate pigmentation of the skin.
- The other major side effect of cryosurgery for this lesion is hypopigmentation.
- Side effects are few, but may include tendon rupture, infection, steroid flare, hypopigmentation, and soft tissue atrophy.
- Once the lesions have resolved, there may be transient hyper- or hypopigmentation.
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