chloasma appears either in ill-defined patches, as is commonly the case, or as a diffuse discoloration.
What cases of chloasma are included in the idiopathic group?
What cases of chloasma are included in the symptomatic group?
At the same time, the skin is frequently dry and harsh, and may present brownish spots (chloasma cachecticorum).
It is not to be confounded with vitiligo, chloasma, or the macular syphiloderm.
The complexion slowly assumes the peculiar hue of chloasma cachecticorum.
Into what two general classes may the various examples of chloasma be grouped?
These patches are known popularly as liver spots or in medical language as chloasma.
chloasma chlo·as·ma (klō-āz'mə)
n. pl. chlo·as·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A patchy brown or dark brown skin discoloration that usually occurs on a woman's face and may result from hormonal changes, as in pregnancy. Also called mask of pregnancy, melasma.