Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See leucodermia.

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  • noun a congenital skin condition characterized by spots or bands of unpigmented skin

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Examples

  • Partial albinism, necessarily congenital, presenting a piebald appearance, must not be confounded with leukoderma, which is rarely seen in the young and which will be described later.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Partial albinism, necessarily congenital, presenting a piebald appearance, must not be confounded with leukoderma, which is rarely seen in the young and which will be described later.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • And he also had leukoderma or vitiligo which is disfiguration of the skin, which is also an auto-immune disease.

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  • Many observers have noticed that negroes become several degrees lighter after syphilization; but no definite relation between syphilis and leukoderma has yet been demonstrated in this race.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • The ` ` leopard-boy of Africa, '' so extensively advertised by dime museums over the country, was a well-defined case of leukoderma in a young mulatto, a fitting parallel for the case of ichthyosis styled the ` ` alligator-boy. ''

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  • Anosmia has been noticed in leukoderma and allied disturbances of pigmentation.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Ogle 17.49 mentions a negro boy in Kentucky whose sense of smell decreased as the leukoderma extended.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Doubtless a solution of the central control of pigmentation would confirm the best theory of the cause of leukoderma -- i. e., faulty innervation of the skin.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • It has been ascribed to syphilis; but syphilitic leukoderma is generally the result of cicatrices following syphilitic ulceration.

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  • Figure 293 represents a family of three children, all the subjects of leukoderma.

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