depigmented


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depigmented

(dē″pig′mĕnt-ĕd, ″pig-ment′)
Devoid of normal skin coloring or lighter in color than surrounding skin, as in vitiligo.
depigmentation (dē″pig″mĕn-tā′shŏn)
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Carapace: with 2 thick dark stripes from postocular furrow to lateral ocelli leaving a depigmented triangle on front margin; ocular tubercle and area around lateral ocelli black; posterior margin with 2 posterolateral dark spots, remainder depigmented.
The lack of Wnt activation in melanocyte stem cells leads to depigmented or grey hair.
Typically there are skin lesions (pigmented or depigmented areas with or without ulceration), scanty lustreless hair, an enlarged fatty liver, loss of interest in the surroundings, and loss of appetite.
Legs yellowish, densely spotted prolaterally and retrolaterally; tarsi depigmented.
Vitiligo, a hypopigmentation (where the body does not produce enough melanin) that creates smooth, depigmented white spots on the skin that vary in size and location.
A VITILIGO affects about one per cent of all races in which circular depigmented patches develop.
However, multiple bilateral (spread out/isolated in position) CHRPE or atypically shaped (especially fish shaped or oval), and those with a depigmented halo, were the ones to ask about family history of gastrointestinal problems.
Vitiligo is one of the commonest depigmented skin disorders in childhood.
Implications for today focus on the fact that depigmented people now live in tropical and subtropical areas where besides getting sunburned they run the risk of losing folate.
It manifests as depigmented macules which may start as dots and then develop into patches or as pinkish infiltrative papules and nodules.
Although it affects 1 percent to 2 percent of the population, vitiligo is most evident in darker- skinned ethnic groups due to the contrast between depigmented and normal skin.