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Can eczema cause depigmentation?

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Dr. Candace Spann
Dermatology
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In brief: Yes

Eczema can cause lightening or darkening of the skin as it resolves, depending on your skin tone.
True depigmentation of the skin as in vitiligo does not typically result from eczema, although there is an inflammatory type of eczema that result in rapid depigmentation of affected skin. Please see your dermatologist for appropriate diagnosis and management..

In brief: Yes

Eczema can cause lightening or darkening of the skin as it resolves, depending on your skin tone.
True depigmentation of the skin as in vitiligo does not typically result from eczema, although there is an inflammatory type of eczema that result in rapid depigmentation of affected skin. Please see your dermatologist for appropriate diagnosis and management..
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