Depigmented structureless areas

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 Editor: Ralph P. Braun

 Author(s): Ralph P. Braun
Description This chapter describes the dermoscopy term depigmented structureless area and its histopathological correlation
Author(s) Ralph P. Braun
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Status update July 2, 2018
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They are areas without any discernible dermoscpy structure that are lighter than the surrounding skin. Histopathologically they correspond to fibrosis. They are usually seen after trauma (scar formation) or with regression.