Pimecrolimus for Idiopathic Guttate Hypomelanosis

March 2010 | Volume 9 | Issue 3 | Case Reports | 238 | Copyright © March 2010

Pravit Asawanonda MD DSc, Thanapong Sutthipong MD, Nattapa Prejawai MD

Abstract
Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis (IGH) is a very common skin disorder, although the precise prevalence of which is unknown. There are no universally safe and efficacious treatments for this condition. The authors report the success of 1% pimecrolimus cream in inducing repigmentation is this hypomelanotic disorder.