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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 42, n° 5P2
pages 869-871 (mai 2000)
Doi : 10.1016/S0190-9622(00)90257-3
Exogenous ochronosis

Kathleen E. Kramer, MD, Anna Lopez, MD, Catherine M. Stefanato, MD, Tania J. Phillips, MD
Boston University School of Medicine. Boston, Massachusetts 


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.)

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 This supplement is made possible through an educational grant from Ortho Dermatological to the American Academy of Dermatology.
 Reprint requests: Tania J. Phillips, MD, Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, 609 Albany St, Boston, MA 02118.

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