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mac·u·la al·'bi·da, pl.
gray-white or white, rounded or irregularly shaped, slightly opaque patches or spots that are sometimes observed postmortem in the epicardium, especially in middle-aged or older persons; they result from fibrous thickening, and sometimes hyalinization, of the epicardium; similar lesions may also occur in the visceral layer of the peritoneum.
Synonym(s): macula lactea, macula tendinea, tache blanche, tache laiteuse (2) , tendinous spot, white spot
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DiffDx Addison’s disease, alopecia areata, DM, halo nevus, hypomelanosis of Ito, amelanotic melanoma, piebaldism, thyroid disease, tuberous sclerosis, vitamin B12 deficiency, vitiligo, Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome
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white spotAny hypopigmented cutaneous macule DiffDx Addison's disease, alopecia areata, DM, halo nevus, hypomelanosis of Ito, amelanotic melanoma, piebaldism, thyroid disease, tuberous sclerosis, vitamin B12 deficiency, vitiligo, Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome
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