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Syphilitic leukoderma

syphilitic leukoderma n.
A fading of the roseola that occurs with secondary syphilis, leaving reticulated depigmented and hyperpigmented areas located primarily on the sides of the neck. Also called melanoleukoderma colli.


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  • Syphilitic roseola

    syphilitic roseola n. Roseola marking the first eruption of syphilis, occurring 6 to 12 weeks after the initial lesion.

  • Syphilo-

    syphilo- or syphil- or syphili- pref. Syphilis; syphilitic: syphilid.

  • Syphilology

    noun 1. the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of syphilis

  • Syphiloma

    noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə) 1. (pathol) a tumour or gumma caused by infection with syphilis syphiloma syph·i·lo·ma (sĭf’ə-lō’mə) n. pl. syph·i·lo·mas or syph·i·lo·ma·ta (-mə-tə) See gumma.

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