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Cafe au Lait Macules, Disorders of Pigmentation, Genodermatoses, Hyperpigmentation, Hypopigmentation, Skin Color



  1. Chow, Maggie L.
  2. Jacob, Sharon E.


ABSTRACT: In clinical practice, the genetic disorders of pigmentation are often referred to by their eponyms, which are terms named after people or, occasionally, places or things ("Eponym," 2014). This article will describe the eponyms, inheritance patterns, and key clinical features of the diseases and genetic disorders associated with aberrant pigmentation.