Ochronosis is an uncommon condition characterized by yellow-brown pigment deposits in the dermis. It occurs in exogenous and endogenous forms. We report a case of exogenous ochronosis in a Hispanic woman and discuss the different forms of this condition. We treated the lesions with Q-switched ruby laser. (J Am Acad Dermatol 2000;42:869-71.)Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
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