Types of skin spots

Post inflammatory hyperpigmentations

Post inflammatory hyperpigmentations

This type of pigmented lesions, as its name implies, describes the final stage of an inflammatory process that the skin underwent. The redness of the area is the first evolutionary step and is due to vascular dilation, then comes dark pigmentation.

Post laser hyperpigmentation

Post laser hyperpigmentation

How hyperpigmentations or dark spots of the skin produced after a carbon dioxide laser rejuvenation treatment are produced and how they are treated.

Solar lentigines and freckles

Solar lentigines and freckles

Lentigines are lesions that are usually multiple and are usually located in exposed areas such as the face and back of the hands. Ephelides or freckles are small macules (spots), usually 1 to 2 mm in diameter, light brown in areas exposed to the sun

Aging of the hands, pigmented lesions

Aging of the hands, pigmented lesions

Aging not only affects the skin of the face but also that of the hands. They can begin to show the signs of age before the face. The skin on the back of the hand is much thinner than that of the face and contains much less fat.

Forddyce spots or pimples

Fordyce spots or pimples

Fordyce spots or pimples are white spots of about 1 to 3 mm that may appear on the lips, penis, scrotum, or vulva.

Dark spots on lips

Dark spots on lips

Dark spots on the lips are often benign, occur more frequently in white-skinned patients, are generally single lesions on the lower lip, and are caused by sun exposure.

Dark spots on the face

Dark spots on the face

Also called facial hyperpigmentations are caused by sun exposure.

Stains by iron injection

Stains by iron injection

Buttock stains seen after intramuscular iron application are common and until recently seemed impossible to remove.

Melasmas

Melasma

They are hyperpigmented macules (dark spots) that affect the face. It consists of several hyperpigmented patches with poorly defined edges symmetrically distributed on the face.

Morphea

Morphea

Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease of unknown etiology, more common in women. The term Scleroderma means sclerosis or hardening of the skin. The condition can be localized or systemic.