leukoderma


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leukoderma

 [loo″ko-der´mah]
an acquired condition with localized loss of pigmentation of the skin.
leukoderma acquisi´tum centri´fugum a pigmented nevus surrounded by a ring of depigmentation; see also halo nevus.
syphilitic leukoderma indistinct, coarsely mottled hypopigmentation, usually on the sides of the neck, in late secondary syphilis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

leu·ko·der·ma

(lū'kō-der'mă),
An absence of pigment, partial or total, in the skin.
[leuko- + G. derma, skin]
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leukoderma

also

leucoderma

(lo͞o′kə-dûr′mə)
n.

leu′ko·der′mal, leu′ko·der′mic adj.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

leu·ko·der·ma

(lū'kō-dĕr'mă)
An absence of pigment, partial or total, in the skin.
[leuko- + G. derma, skin]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Manu-smriti (200 BC), the Hindu law book mentions svitra (leukoderma) as a punishment for theft.
The efficacy of conventional mineral mixture plus copper sulphate in leukoderma affected buffaloes was judged on basis of change in skin color, hair coat, milk yield, improvement in haematological parameters, restoration of serum copper and ceruloplasmin levels and histopathological findings.
Scientists have found that application of a poly-herbal ointment with chickpeas as its base can effectively treat Leukoderma.
Of note, none, of the patients had evidence of idiopathic vitiligo or other causes of leukoderma. "It's important to remember that irritation or sensitization is not always a prerequisite for leukoderma," Dr.
The leukoderma of tinea versicolor is due to the inhibitory effect of the organism on pigmentation and tanning.
The diseases include hypertension, diabetes, tuberculosis, connective tissue diseases, hyperthyroidism, tumor, gynecological diseases, mammary gland disease, psoriasis, leukoderma, and mental disorder.{Table 1}
Patients with unspecified leukoderma and suspected contact leukoderma were also excluded.
CONSIDER MELANOMA-associated leukoderma (MAL) as a possible diagnosis in patients presenting with atypical vitiligo-like skin depigmentation that is refractory to standard treatment, advised the authors of a series of seven such cases.
While contact dermatitis discoloration of nails and postinflammatory hyperpigmentation are categorized as acute and higher concentrations of hydroquinone lead to irreversible hypopigmentation leading to leukoderma.29
glabra, such as Zhongjiefeng extract, Zhongjiefeng tablets, and Xuekang capsules, are mainly used for the treatment of pharyngolarygitis, acute influenza, pneumonia, shigellosis, cellulitis, appendicitis, thrombocytopenia, leukoderma vitiligo, and abscess (National Commission of Chinese Pharmacopoeia 2010).