Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.


Dark Skin 17 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 17 conditions that can cause Dark Skin.

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There are 4 common conditions that can cause Dark Skin.
  1. Skin Moles
  2. Sunburn
  3. Varicose Veins
  4. Venous Insufficiency
There are 4 somewhat common conditions that can cause Dark Skin.
  1. Acne Rosacea
  2. Drug Side Effect
  3. Polycystic Ovary Disease
  4. Pregnancy
There are 2 uncommon conditions that can cause Dark Skin.
  1. Malignant Melanoma
  2. Skin Cancer
There are 7 rare conditions that can cause Dark Skin.
  1. Acanthosis Nigricans
  2. Addison's Disease
  3. Fibrous Dysplasia
  4. Hemochromatosis
  5. Lupus
  6. Porphyria Cutanea Tarda
  7. Porphyria

Last Updated: Dec 9, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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