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Hyperpigmented tinea versicolor.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  952528     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Examination of specimens from lesions of hyperpigmented tinea versicolor and from unaffected skin disclosed that the lesions showed increased stratum corneum turnover (8.2 +/- 0.6 vs 14.8 +/- 0.4 days, respectively), slight to moderate routine histological changes, such as acanthosis and perivascular inflammation, and dramatic electron microscopical changes (larger, singly distributed melanosomes vs small, packaged melanosomes, respectively). Brown hyperpigmentation in tinea versicolor appears to arise from an increase in melanosome size and a change in their epidermal distribution pattern.
Authors:
H B Allen; C R Charles; B L Johnson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of dermatology     Volume:  112     ISSN:  0003-987X     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Dermatol     Publication Date:  1976 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-10-02     Completed Date:  1976-10-02     Revised Date:  2008-03-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372433     Medline TA:  Arch Dermatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1110-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Humans
Male
Melanocytes / pathology*
Middle Aged
Organoids / ultrastructure
Pigmentation Disorders / etiology,  pathology*
Tinea Versicolor / diagnosis,  pathology*

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