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Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation 2

Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation 2

Overview

Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation is seen here in a mottled pattern, over the posterior shoulder. Hemosiderin, left behind by degraded RBC's, creates the discoloration.

Update Date 5/15/2013