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(Science: dermatology) The removal or loss of pigment, especially melanin.

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The Fiber Disease

... dermatitis of the face, neck, chest, withers, forelegs, and abdomen. These lesions often include areas of scale, crusts, ulceration, alopecia, and depigmentation; they may be pruritic. The dermatitis may be associated with an immunologic reaction to dead and dying microfilariae. Although the pathogenesis ...

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by Skytroll
Thu Jul 06, 2006 4:19 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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