What is the difference bw melasma & pigmentation on face.

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@ melasma is itself pigmentation, but it generally devolop in symmetrical pattern , it also called pregnancy mask , which devolop in pregnancy , resolves itself after delivery , some are associated with hormonal problem, some are due to sunrays

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Melasma is one of the pigmentary disorder

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Melasma ie overproduction of melanin on face causes darkness or patches Pigmentation ie overproduction of melanin or oil or darkness on face

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Melasma Increase amount of Melanin in body. melanin help in black colour of our body. so whenever increase melanin increase causes dark colour . person though are black having high melanin pigmention . decrease amount of melanin causes Vilitigo and albinism .

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