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Dark Skin on Shins

May 13, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

The dark pigmentation that appears on the legs especially on the shin or the lower legs just below the knees is principal symptom of Stasis dermatitis which in turn may be caused by venous stasis. Venous stasis is primarily caused by poor blood circulation on the leg part which may result to the accumulation of melanin in confined areas that result to the pigmentation. Aside from the darkening of the skin or brown discoloration, this disease is often accompanied with inflammation, scaling, and swelling. In some instance, the leg hairs are also loss is also due to problematic circulation. If not addressed, this disease can lead to leg contusion or stasis ulcers, varicose veins, and chronic leg pain.

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