Repigmentation of vitiligo universalis masquerading as pseudo-melasma


  • Bushra Muna Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy, MGMCRI, Puducherry, India
  • Srikanth Shanmugam Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy, MGMCRI, Puducherry, India



Vitiligo, Melasma, Pigmentation


Vitiligo is a common depigmentation disorder that affects the melanocytes. We present a case of middle-aged female with complaints of pigmented lesion over both cheeks. Clinical differentials of melasma, pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) was considered but which on further evaluation turned out to be re-pigmentation in vitiligo universalis that had developed during her postpartum which masqueraded as melasma.


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