pseudomelanosis

pseudomelanosis

 [soo″do-mel″ah-no´sis]
pigmentation of tissues after death by blood pigments.

pseu·do·mel·a·no·sis

(sū'dō-mel'ă-nō'sis),
A dark greenish or blackish postmortem discoloration of the surface of the abdominal viscera, resulting from the action of sulfureted hydrogen on the iron of disintegrated hemoglobin.
[pseudo- + G. melas, black]

pseudomelanosis

/pseu·do·mel·a·no·sis/ (-mel″ah-no´sis) discoloration of tissue after death by blood pigments.

pseu·do·mel·a·no·sis

(sū'dō-mel'ă-nō'sis)
Dark greenish or blackish postmortem discoloration of the abdominal viscera, due to the action of sulfureted hydrogen on disintegrated hemoglobin iron.
[pseudo- + G. melas, black]

pseudomelanosis

pigmentation of tissues after death by blood pigments.
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2) Altenburger et al (1) mentioned the detailed differential diagnoses of black esophagus, including melanosis, pseudomelanosis, coal dust deposition, corrosive ingestion, and acanthosis nigricans.
However, ease of access to laxatives renders them liable to abuse, and chronic administration can lead to complications like dehydration, hypokalaemia and pseudomelanosis coli (Capasso and Gaginella, 1997; Xing and Soffer, 2001).
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4,6,8) It can be distinguished from melanosis and pseudomelanosis using melanin and iron stains, if suspected.