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also leu·co·der·ma  (lo͞o′kə-dûr′mə)

leu′ko·der′mal, leu′ko·der′mic adj.
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(ˌluːkəʊˈdɜːmə) ,




(Pathology) any area of skin that is white from congenital albinism or acquired absence or loss of melanin pigmentation. Also called: vitiligo See also albino
ˌleucoˈdermal, ˌleucoˈdermic, ˌleukoˈdermal, ˌleukoˈdermic adj
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leucodermia, leucoderma

a congenital deficiency of skin pigmentation that resul ts in white patches over the surface of the skin.
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They are commonly used to cure leprosy, dysentery, jaundice, fainting, arthritis, paralysis, nervous disorders, ulcer, stiffness of the shoulder joints, tuberculosis, headache, diarrhea, sciatica, tetanus, rabies, convulsions, fever, cold, gastritis, snakebite, conjunctivitis, inflammations, and leucoderma in traditional and folk medicines.
The bark, considered anthelmintic, refrigerant, and tonic, is used for asthma, bronchitis, dysentery, leucoderma, leprosy, muscle tremors, piles, and wandering of the mind.
A 53-year-old female patient, leucoderma, reporting previous medical history of controlled systemic arterial hypertension, attended our Service complaining about of volume increase in face.
Popularly known as leucoderma, vitiligo is a skin disorder where the healthy cells in your body are affected.
As an essential trace element, copper ions, if in improper dose [6], are likely to cause human poisoning, and illness involves the nervous system, digestive system, cardiovascular system, endocrine system, and so on, among which are known to the majority including Alzheimer's disease, hepatic cirrhosis, leucoderma, and skeleton deformity [7-10].
In a large retrospective case series, various skin abnormalities such as follicular papules, comedones, hypertrophic pilosebaceous units, angiokeratoma of Fordyce, leucoderma macules, and haemangiomas have been shown to be associated with NLCS.
Letter: Punctate leucoderma after low-fluence 1,064-nm quality-switched neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet laser therapy successfully managed using a 308-nm excimer laser.
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epistaxis, haemoptysis, leucoderma, smallpox, dysentery, hepatopathy, spermatorrhoea, haematemesis, haematuria, metrorrhagia, hyperlipidaemia, skin diseases, leprosy and nervous exhaustion.
It has also been used in reptile insect, depurative, sedative, stomatic, hepatoprotective, leucoderma, blood purifier, diarrhoea, alkality, rectal prolapse, coronary heart diseases,6 anticholesterol, antiviral, lymphatic glandular system disease, chronic catarrh, carbubuncles, antidiabetic, dysmenorrhoea impetigo, aphrodisiac, urinary infection, calculus7,8 as well as vomiting,9 antioxidant,10 spasmolytic and spasmogenic.11
The antibody response against MART-1 differs in patients with melanoma-associated leucoderma and vitiligo.