What’s the difference between a freckle and a solar lentigo? What common disorder of hyperpigmentation can be found on Morgan Freeman’s cheeks? Find out the answers to these questions and more on this episode of Spot Diagnosis, as Dr Michelle Rodrigues, Dr Blake Mumford, and Dr Aaron Robinson discuss this important topic.
Dr Michelle Rodrigues is a dermatologist with globally renowned expertise in pigmentary disorders and skin of colour. She is the founder and director of Chroma Dermatology, Australia’s first and only dedicated centre for pigmentary disorders and people with skin of colour. She holds a senior lecturer position at the University of Melbourne, is the co-founder of the Skin Health Institute's Vitiligo Clinic and is a senior consultant at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne.
Dr Rodrigues has authored numerous scientific publications and textbook chapters and lectures locally and internationally. She is also involved in scientific clinical research in her areas of expertise and works with established not-for-profit organisations to provide dermatology outreach services abroad.
Transcript S2E9 Hyperpigmentation
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