leucoderma


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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]

leucoderma

Lack of normal skin pigmentation causing abnormally white skin, usually in patches. See ALBINISM, PIEBALDISM and VITILIGO.

leu·ko·der·ma

(lū'kō-dĕr'mă)
An absence of pigment, partial or total, in the skin.
[leuko- + G. derma, skin]
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DIBER scientists focussed on the causes of leucoderma and came up with a comprehensive formulation for the management of the condition by using Himalayan herbs.
Based on the characteristic skin features and family history, we diagnosed the boy's leucoderma as piebaldism.
The major clinical symptoms observed included: keratosis, pigmentation, melanosis, or leucoderma in the skin, often accompanied by peripheral neuritis, gastroenteritis, and hypertrophy of the liver, bronchitis, or cardiac infarction.
Initially, Kee Pharma plans to focus on cardiology, immunology and oncology segments with the introduction of melagenina (remedy for leucoderma patients), recombinant streptokinase (a cardiac drug), recombinant interferon, gamma and alpha interferon (for cancer) and epidermal growth factor.
Reported for Panama by Zundel (1953) and Dennis (1970) as Cintractia leucoderma (Berk.
I have a skin condition called leucoderma or vitiligo, which makes me extremely vulnerable to sun exposure.
The mixture is ingested to treat intestinal worms or applied topically for skin problems such as leucoderma and acne.
It is conceivable that Uzziah, under the religious and emotional strain of the occasion, developed a sudden urticaria (hives), and it is conceivable that he remained afflicted with chronic and recurrent urticaria, although it is also possible that he subsequently developed a different rash: eczema, psoriasis (one variety of psoriasis can have a sudden beginning) or leucoderma, re-diagnosed as leprosy.
Melanocyte autologous grafting for treatment of leucoderma.
The leaves of the plant have been mentioned valuable in leprosy, scabies, leucoderma, cephalalgia, coxalgia and otalgia, wounds, ulcers and colic, antioxidants [9].
cold, bronchitis, diarrhea, dysentery, biliousness, bleeding piles and leucoderma (Ambasta 1994).