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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.
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
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
1. a fungal infection of the surface of chilled meat carcasses caused by Sporotrichum carnis. Appears as white, woolly spots that do no damage, can be wiped away easily but may give the meat a musty smell.
2. artefactual white spots on x-ray films are caused by dirt, specks of barium or iodine or medicines containing them on the animal or on the cassette or by dust or dirt on the screens.
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