Periorbital hyperpigmentation

From WikiProjectMed
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Periorbital hyperpigmentation
SpecialtyDermatology Edit this on Wikidata

Periorbital hyperpigmentation is characterized by dark circles around the eyes, which are common, often familial, and frequently found in individuals with dark pigmentation or Mediterranean ancestry.[1]:858 Atopic dermatitis patients may also exhibit periorbital pigmentation (allergic shiners) due to lower eyelid venous stasis, and treatment is ineffective.[1]:858

See also


  1. ^ a b James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.

External links