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depigmented

(dē″pig′mĕnt-ĕd, ″pig-ment′)
Devoid of normal skin coloring or lighter in color than surrounding skin, as in vitiligo.
depigmentation (dē″pig″mĕn-tā′shŏn)
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Description ([female]).--Body: medium-sized hypogean species of weak troglomorphic facies and depigmented integument; weak hispid granulation on lateral surfaces of carapace, on cheliceral hand and on bases of chelal fingers.
Morphological features of melanocytic tumors with depigmented halo: Review of the literature and personal results.
The average age of depigmented subjects was 33.10 [+ or -] 7 years for and 30.22 [+ or -] 6 years for control subjects.
According to a study by Levai, vitiligo affected patients, with or without the presence of irritated skin lesions, can suffer from itch prior to the appearance of depigmented patches [8].
In addition, vitiligo is characterized by depigmented macules and patches that are widely and symmetrically distributed.
These burns healed with conservative therapy, but have left the children with depigmented facial scars.
Oral examination for the sign and symptoms of oral submucous fibrosis which are burning sensation of oral mucosa, ulceration, depigmented or leathery appearance of mucosa, presence of palpable fibrous band with reduction of mouth opening was done and recorded on the form, maximal interincisal distance between upper and lower incisor measured by using simple measuring scale.
Depigmented white patches are particularly obvious in dark-skinned people, occurring most commonly on the face, hands, armpits and the groin area.
Vitiligo is an acquired pigmentary disorder of the skin and mucous membranes that is characterized by circumscribed, depigmented macules and patches.
Vitiligo is defined as a chronic and progressive destruction of melanocytes in the epidermis that leads to symmetric depigmented macules or patches.
Vitiligo lesions are completely depigmented, rather than just hypopigmented, and lack scale.
Fundus examination shows a subtle bulls eye macular lesion characterized by a central foveolar island of pigment surrounded by a depigmented zone of RPE atrophy, which is itself encircled by a hyperpigmented ring.