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Wollina, Uwe; Tchernev, Georgi; Lotti, Torello (2017)
Publisher: ID Design 2012/DOOEL Skopje
Journal: Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: Differential diagnosis, Clinical Image, Histopathology, Medicine, Occupational medicine; Frictional hypermelanosis; Differential diagnosis; Histopathology; Driver's seat; Pigmentary disorders, Driver's seat, R, Dermatology, Frictional hypermelanosis, Pigmentary disorders, Occupational medicine, Driver?s seat

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Frictional hypermelanosis is an uncommon finding in Caucasians. We report the unusual case of 56-year-old male courier driver who developed linear and patchy hypermelanosis of the back caused by the driver's seat. Histology has included other pathologies. Treatment of the asymptomatic hyper pigmentation was not warranted.
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