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Article
June 1965

Temporary Pigmentation in a Japanese Infant

Author Affiliations

OSAKA, JAPAN

From the Department of Dermatology, Osaka City University Medical School (Chairman: Dr. T. Saito).

Arch Dermatol. 1965;91(6):625-626. doi:10.1001/archderm.1965.01600120057014
Abstract

A peculiar temporary symmetrical pigmentary dermatosis was observed in a Japanese infant. Such a diffuse pigmentation is presumed to have occurred due to increased activity of the the temporarily stimulated melanocytes. The new designation melanosis temporalis infanta is proposed.

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