mask of pregnancy


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Synonyms for mask of pregnancy

a tan discoloration of a woman's face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives

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It's most commonly seen in pregnancy, when it's called the mask of pregnancy, and results in such patches of pigmentation.
Hydroquinone and tretinoin are the most popularly prescribed medications for melasma, the darkening of skin pigmentation around the cheeks and forehead, often referred to as "the mask of pregnancy.
The mask of pregnancy is called chloasma and it's an increase in the skin pigmentation due to high hormone levels in pregnancy.