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  1. J.P.C. Peper

    J.P.C. Peper Bronze Member

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    What's your diagnosis?

    I'll post the correct answer in a few days!

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    Correct answer:

    Indeed, this is chloasma (also called melasma).

    The more common way to describe this phenomenom is 'pregnancy mask', as the typical brown discoloration only appaers in during pregnancy. Several weeks or months post-partum, the skin should be back to normal.
     


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