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Ephelides

definition

Red or light-brown macules, usually less than 5 mm in diameter, which appear in childhood, especially on sun-exposed areas of the skin, and tend to fade during the winter and adult life. Extremely common in light-skinned, red-haired individuals.

synonyms

Ephelides, Freckles

UMLS

Ephelides, Ephelis, Freckle, Freckles, Macula solaris

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