Depigmented structureless areas

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Description This chapter describes the dermoscopy term depigmented structureless area and its histopathological correlation
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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.