potassium iodide

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potassium iodide

n.
A white crystalline compound, KI, used in photography and medicine, as an analytical reagent, and in table salt as a source of dietary iodine.
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Noun1.potassium iodide - a crystalline salt in organic synthesis and in making photographic emulsions and in iodized table salt
iodide - a salt or ester of hydriodic acid
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EXPERIENCE: Fund Manager, Kotak Asset Management (2002-2005), Head of Portfolio Advisory, SSKI Investor Services (1999-2002).
They treat inflammatory dermatoses, like nodular vasculitis and pyoderma gangrenosum, with SSKI (supersaturated potassium iodide), beginning with an iodine dose of 900 mg/day, followed by weekly increases of up to 6 g/day as tolerated.
SSKI was discontinued after a month because of side effects.