Minocycline belongs to tetracycline group of antibiotics and is a commonly used antibiotics for acne vulgaris. Hyperpigmentation is a well-recognized side effect of Minocycline therapy with different variance, involving essentially all types of tissues. We report a case of a 70 year-old male with Type II minocycline induced pigmentation as a consequence of long term minocycline therapy.
Siddiqui, Badar F. MD; Bader, Gilbert MD; Al-Tarawneh, Mohammad MD; and Moorman, Jonathan MD, PhD
"Minocycline Induced Skin Discoloration,"
Tennessee Medicine E-Journal: Vol. 2
, Article 1.
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