Over the past several years, we have had multiple cases of patients with dark lip spots. The spots appear very dark almost as if ink has been splashed across the lips. This type of deep malanocytic deposit is a symptom of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome.
Lip Spot Removal for Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
The treatment for these dark lip spots is q-switched laser treatments. And although the spots can return, patients are very gratified by the lightening and removal of the spots after q-switched laser treatments. Typically 1-3 treatments are required and they are spaced out monthly.
An example of the before and after picture for the condition are below