Increased pigment : Medical Symptom Description
Increased pigment: Increased pigment is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom Hyperpigmentation. For a medical symptom description of 'Increased pigment', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Hyperpigmentation (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Increased pigment' may be possible.
Hyperpigmentation (symptom): Excess skin pigment or coloration
Hyperpigmentation (symptom): Hyperpigmentation is a type of skin darkening that occurs when certain skin cells release more pigment (dark color). Hyperpigmentation can be the symptom of some severe diseases (e.g. Addison's, scleroderma), and any such symptoms require prompt professional medical investigation.
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