Hyperpigmentation can also be known as discoloration. This condition appears mostly as a patch and it is often noticed on the face, however, this condition can affect any part of the body. Hyperpigmentation also results from the excess deposit of melanin in a particular area on the skin and this deposit causes the affected area to be unusually darker than the other parts of the body.
Discoloration on the buttocks may result from the inflammation or irritations caused by the extra friction going on in that part of the body. There are various causes of this skin condition, different treatments and precaution measures to avoid this condition, and all these will be fully discussed in this article.