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Which hormone increases pigmentation of the skin?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
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In brief: Skin color hormone

Melanin is the primary cause of darkening skin color. Other pathologic conditions that can darken the skin include diabetes (hyperinsulinemia causes acanthosis nigricans), hemochromatosis (iron deposition disease), addison's disease (low adrenal glan function).

In brief: Skin color hormone

Melanin is the primary cause of darkening skin color. Other pathologic conditions that can darken the skin include diabetes (hyperinsulinemia causes acanthosis nigricans), hemochromatosis (iron deposition disease), addison's disease (low adrenal glan function).
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Dr. David Geffner
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: ACTH

Or parts of the molecule.

In brief: ACTH

Or parts of the molecule.
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