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Leukoderma

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Localized white or hypomelanotic area of the skin which may be congenital or acquired and can be due to a variety of etiological factors. It may occur following the resolution of areas of eczema and of psoriasis. Residual hypopigmentation on the skin of the neck in patients with secondary syphilis is termed leukoderma colli. Occupational leukoderma occurs in workers in contact with the monobenzyl ether of hydroquinone, phenolic germicidal preparations, and butylcatechol.

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Leukoderma

UMLS

DECOLORATION SKIN, DEPIGMENTATION SKIN, Leukoderma, SKIN DEPIGMENTATION

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3 images found for this diagnose localisation: back, diagnosis: Psoriasis Vulgaris, Chronic Stationary Type, Leukoderma localisation: face, cheek, diagnosis: Leukoderma, Chloasma Medicamentosum localisation: upper arms, diagnosis: Psoriasis Vulgaris, Chronic Stationary Type, Leukoderma