Practice and Educational Gaps in Abnormal Pigmentation
Mohammad TF, Hamzavi I. Practice and Educational Gaps in Abnormal Pigmentation. Dermatologic clinics 2016; 34(3):291-301.
Dyschromia refers to abnormal pigmentation and is one of the most common diagnoses in dermatology. However, there are many educational and practice gaps in this area, specifically in melasma, postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, and vitiligo. This article aims to review the gold standard of care for these conditions as well as highlight common educational and practice gaps in these areas. Finally, possible solutions to these gaps are addressed.
Medical Subject Headings
Curriculum; Dermatology; Education, Medical, Continuing; Humans; Hyperpigmentation; Internship and Residency; Vitiligo