a manifestation of chrysiasis presenting as a permanent gray- to lilac-colored pigmentation on the face, eyelids, and other sun-exposed areas of the body.
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A permanent slate-gray discoloration of the skin and sclera resulting from deposition of gold in the connective tissue of the skin and eye together with increased melanin formation after administration of gold.
[G. chrysos, gold]
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