Periorbital hyperpigmentation

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Periorbital hyperpigmentation
Vascular type of periorbital hyperpigmentation

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 

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  1. 1.0 1.1 James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.

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