Oral hyperpigmentation

Oral hyperpigmentation is darkening of the membranes of the mouth and oral region. It is a particular presentation of hyperpigmentation, which is an increase in skin pigment called melanin. Not all darkening is due to hyperpigmentation; other possible causes include ...

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Causes

Causes of oral hyperpigmentation (mouth pigmentation) include:

  • Generalized hyperpigmentation disorders. This refers to general pigmentation of the skin and also
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