luetic mask


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lu·et·ic mask

(lū-et'ik mask)
A dirty brown-yellow pigmentation, blotchy in character, resembling that of chloasma, occurring on the forehead, temples, and sometimes the cheeks in patients with tertiary syphilis.

luetic mask

Blotchy brown pigmentation of cheeks, forehead, and temples, seen in tertiary syphilis.
See also: mask