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Figure 2: (a) Skin biopsy from the hyperpigmented macules showing hyperkeratosis, elongated and bifurcated rete ridges (‘antler like’ rete ridges) with increased melanin pigment at the lower part of rete (H and E, ×40), (b) keratotic plugging of the pilosebaceous opening, elongated rete ridges with increased pigmentation of the rete ridges and melanin incontinence in the dermis (H and E, ×100).

Figure 2: (a) Skin biopsy from the hyperpigmented macules showing hyperkeratosis, elongated and bifurcated rete ridges (‘antler like’ rete ridges) with increased melanin pigment at the lower part of rete (H and E, ×40), (b) keratotic plugging of the pilosebaceous opening, elongated rete ridges with increased pigmentation of the rete ridges and melanin incontinence in the dermis (H and E, ×100).