depigmentation


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de·pig·men·ta·tion

(dē'pig-men-tā'shŭn),
Loss of pigment which may be partial or complete.
See also: achromia (1).

depigmentation

(dē-pĭg′mən-tā′shən, -mĕn-)
n.
Loss or removal of normal pigmentation.

depigmentation

de·pig·men·ta·tion

(dē-pig'men-tā'shŭn)
Loss of coloration that may be partial or complete.
See also: achromia (1)

depigmentation

Loss of normal pigmentation.

depigmentation

congenital or acquired, partial or total loss of pigment

depigmentation

removal of pigment; usually refers to melanin. See also hypopigmentation.

nasal depigmentation
occurs in dogs with a normal, darkly pigmented nasal planum at birth which later fades to brown or a pale gray-white. Called also Dudley nose, the cause is unknown, but it may be a form of vitiligo. A seasonal loss of pigmentation, usually during winter months, occurs in some breeds, including Siberian huskies, Golden retrievers, Labrador retrievers and Bernese mountain dogs. Called also snow nose.
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Depigmentation (Dudley Nose).
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Alternatively, it may be that the depigmentation simply is more obvious on dark-skinned people, and asymptomatic cases go unnoticed on lighter-skinned people, the researchers surmised.
Welsing, theorizing on the hueman-to-Eurasian human depigmentation mutation (which for her took place inside Africa), stated "[t]he initial psychological defense maneuver was the repression of the initial painful awareness of [self-perceived group] inadequacy [deriving from the initial].
Wood's lamp examination confirmed depigmentation, but hyperpigmented patches did not fluoresce under Wood's lamp.
Due to the fact that cutaneous nodules, either ulcerated or not, and generalized footpad hyperkeratosis accompanied by depigmentation and erosion were the main constituents of the cutaneous disease in this dog and its many clinical similarities to canine leishmaniosis (Leishmania infantum/chagasi) [12, 20], made its exclusion with the aid of serology and cytology a diagnostic priority.
1 A condition similar to OSMF was described as early as 600 BC by Sushruta, who named it Vidari" which presented as progressive narrowing of the mouth, depigmentation of the oral mucosa and pain during eating.
Side effects are uncommon and include yellow deposits at site of injection, depigmentation of eyelid, accidental globe perforation, microembolization causing retinal and choroidal vascular occlusion and pyogenic granuloma.
Of the 51 cases reviewed, 43 reported that leukoderma localized to the areas where the patch was applied, and 7 reported depigmentation of skin at the application site in addition to other areas of the body; 1 case was inconclusive.
It also does gum contouring and gum depigmentation for patients with discolored gums.
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This is the first evidence supporting resveratrol as a depigmentation agent, and its application in treating hyperpigmentation and skin photoaging.
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