luetic mask


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lu·et·ic mask

(lū-et'ik mask)
A dirty brown-yellow pigmentation, blotchy in character, resembling that of chloasma, occurring on the forehead, temples, and sometimes the cheeks in patients with tertiary syphilis.
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luetic mask

Blotchy brown pigmentation of cheeks, forehead, and temples, seen in tertiary syphilis.
See also: mask
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