Pronounced: mah-LAZ-maEn Español (Spanish Version)
Melasma is a skin condition where brown patches appear on the skin. These patches usually appear on the cheeks, nose, forehead, chin, and upper lip. Patches can also appear on the neck and forearms.
It is common during pregnancy, but can happen in men and women.
Common Site for Melasma
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Last reviewedJune 2013by Brian Randall, MD
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