leukoderma


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leukoderma

 [loo″ko-der´mah]
an acquired condition with localized loss of pigmentation of the skin.
leukoderma acquisi´tum centri´fugum a pigmented nevus surrounded by a ring of depigmentation; see also halo nevus.
syphilitic leukoderma indistinct, coarsely mottled hypopigmentation, usually on the sides of the neck, in late secondary syphilis.

leu·ko·der·ma

(lū'kō-der'mă),
An absence of pigment, partial or total, in the skin.
[leuko- + G. derma, skin]

leukoderma

/leu·ko·der·ma/ (-der´mah) an acquired condition with localized loss of pigmentation of the skin.
leukoderma acquisi´tum centri´fugum  halo nevus.
syphilitic leukoderma  indistinct coarsely mottled hypopigmentation, usually on the sides of the neck, in late secondary syphilis.

leukoderma

also

leucoderma

(lo͞o′kə-dûr′mə)
n.

leu′ko·der′mal, leu′ko·der′mic adj.

leukoderma

[lo̅o̅kōdur′mə]
Etymology: Gk, leukos + derma, skin
localized loss of skin pigment caused by several specific causes. Compare vitiligo. Also spelled leucoderma.

leu·ko·der·ma

(lū'kō-dĕr'mă)
An absence of pigment, partial or total, in the skin.
Synonym(s): leukopathia, leukopathy, leucoderma.
[leuko- + G. derma, skin]

leu·ko·der·ma

(lū'kō-dĕr'mă)
An absence of pigment, partial or total, in the skin.
[leuko- + G. derma, skin]

leukoderma

loss of pigmentation of the skin.
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