depigment


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depigment

(diːˈpɪɡmɛnt)
vb
to reduce or remove the normal pigmentation of (the skin)
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(3) It is better tolerated than benzoyl peroxide (4) and tretinoin, (5) and it does not depigment skin (6) or bleach clothing and hair.
These in vitro results definitely indicated the potential of these compounds in depigment. The anti-tyrosinase and anti-melanin synthesis effects of salidroside on melanocytes were firstly reported.
Irregular depigmented patch was visible on the back of the thorax, the right upper extremity, and the dorsum of the hands and fingers.
16 patients complained of hypopigmented skin lesions (5.8%), 6 patients complained of depigmented skin lesions (2.2%).
On physical exam, she had an approximately 3 cm depigmented patch with sharply defined borders on her right inferolateral neck with leukotrichia (Figure 1), a 4 cm depigmented patch with sharply defined borders and leukotrichia on the mons pubis (Figure 2), and a perianal 6 cm depigmented patch with sharply defined borders and leukotrichia (Figure 3).
The depigmented areas involved approximately 15% of the newborn's body.
These burns healed with conservative therapy, but have left the children with depigmented facial scars.
Vitiligo is a chronic disease of unknown etiology characterized by the onset of depigmented spots on various body areas.
Specific physical examination showed rough skin with depigmented areolae and loss of pubic and axillary hair.
The clinical diagnosis is based upon a finding of multifocal choroidal depigmented lesions (usually with some associated pigmentation at their margin) (Figure 5), peripapillary atrophy, and in more advanced cacus, a macular choroidal neovascular membrane.
Implications for today focus on the fact that depigmented people now live in tropical and subtropical areas where besides getting sunburned they run the risk of losing folate.