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de·pig·men·ta·tion

 (dē-pĭg′mən-tā′shən, -mĕn-)
n.
Loss or removal of normal pigmentation.

depigmentation

(diːˌpɪɡmənˈteɪʃən)
n
(Medicine) the state of lacking or the process of losing pigmentation, usually of the skin

de•pig•men•ta•tion

(diˌpɪg mənˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
loss of pigment.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.depigmentation - absence or loss of pigmentation (or less than normal pigmentation) in the skin or hair
coloration, colouration - appearance with regard to color; "her healthy coloration"
poliosis - loss of color from the hair
pigmentation - coloration of living tissues by pigment
Translations

de·pig·men·ta·tion

n. despigmentación, pérdida parcial o completa de pigmento.

depigmentation

n despigmentación f
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It is characterized by generalized, mottled, hyperpigmented, hypopigmented and/or depigmented macules in generalized pattern with no/little pruritus, prepubertal onset and focal amyloid deposition in papillary dermis.
However, multiple bilateral (spread out/isolated in position) CHRPE or atypically shaped (especially fish shaped or oval), and those with a depigmented halo, were the ones to ask about family history of gastrointestinal problems.
Background and Design: Vitiligo is an acquired hypomelanotic disorder characterized by circumscribed depigmented macules in the skin resulting from the loss of functional melanocytes.
Depigmented macules are seen with normal sensations.
Examination of the genital area (Figure 1) revealed a sharply demarcated depigmented erythematous area on the proximal part of the penile shaft.
Vitiligo is a pigmentary disease of unknown etiology, which is characterized by depigmented or hypopigmented macules, which results from absence or reduction in the number of epidermal melanocytes in skin and/or mucous membranes.
There are several types of clinical presentation in vitiligo patients, including: a) focal: one or more depigmented macules (2%); b) vulgaris: scattered macules (2%); c) segmental: unilateral few macules; d) universalis: total or near total body involvement; e) mucosal and mixed: a combination of above types.
Erythematous, depigmented plaque seen over the moustache area measuring (2x1 cm).
The hair in the hypopigmented patch was not depigmented.
VITILIGO: Vitiligo is a common skin condition with well-defined depigmented patches and macules over skin and is characterized by destruction of melanocytes.