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ephelis[ĕ-fe´lis] (pl. ephe´lides) (Gr.)
See also: lentigo.
ephelis/ephe·lis/ (ĕ-fe´lis) pl. ephe´lides [Gr.] a freckle.
ephelisFreckle Dermatology The most common pigmented lesion of young light-skinned Caucasians, often of Celtic stock, consisting in light brown 1-10 mm macules which fade in winter, and are accentuated in summer
See also: lentigo
Patient discussion about ephelis
Q. after a pedicure, the soles of my feet are dark w/freckles, skin is itchy/thick, my derm says its eczema,help! the pedicure was in fall, 2002. I mad a mistake and wore nylon boots during a storm, the dye never fully disappeared. I would scrub the soles of my feet until I couldn't walk. However, within the last 4 months both heels are itchy, thick, dark-er and now they both have dark legions/ freckles have formed.