Hyperpigmentation associated with minocycline therapy

Chatterjee, Soumya
January 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/30/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 3, p321
Academic Journal
The article discusses the hyperpigmentation diagnosed in a patient with the history of Raynaud's phenomenon and evaluates the treatment by minocycline antibiotics. An overview on the patient's history, diagnosis done, drugs administration, symptoms and previous treatment is offered. The article states that the alexandrite laser therapy is effective in the treatment of minocycline induced hyperpigmentation and does not leave scars or hypopigmentation.


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