syphilitic 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.

syph·i·lit·ic leu·ko·der·ma

a fading of the roseola of secondary syphilis, leaving reticulated depigmented and hyperpigmented areas located chiefly on the sides of the neck.

syph·i·lit·ic leu·ko·der·ma

(sif'i-lit'ik lū'kō-dĕr'mă)
A fading of the roseola of secondary syphilis, leaving reticulated depigmented and hyperpigmented areas located chiefly on the sides of the neck.
Synonym(s): melanoleukoderma colli.

syphilitic leukoderma

Macular depigmentation, esp. of the skin of the neck and shoulders, seen in late syphilis.
Synonym: collar of Venus; venereal collar; melanoleukoderma colli
See also: leukoderma