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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 41-43

Progressive cribriform and zosteriform hyperpigmentation: Need for change in nomenclature

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Rashmi Sarkar
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Lepreology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2349-5847.159395

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Progressive cribriform and zosteriform hyperpigmentation is a distinct clinical entity presenting with cribriform macules present in a dermatomal pattern. Much conflict is present in the literature regarding the nomenclature of this disorder. A plethora of pigmentary anomalies have been described in the literature, which demand proper classification. This article provides an insight into the conflict, which surround these entities.

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