WHITE LENTIGINOSIS

By Gary M. White, MD


White lentiginosis (WL) is an acquired, benign disorder of healthy individuals in which multiple white macules develop over time.

Clinical

Typical is acquired guttate white macules on the trunk and upper arms which gradually increases in number over time.

Treatment

No effective treatment is known.

References

Br J Dermatol 2017;177;535.

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