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Vagrants disease

vagrant's disease --> parasitic melanoderma

excoriations and melanoderma caused by scratching the bites of the body louse, pediculus corporis.

Synonym: greenhow's disease, vagabond's disease, vagrant's disease.

Racial melanoderma, the normally dark skin of blacks and certain other races.

senile melanoderma, cutaneous pigmentation occurring in the aged.

Synonym: melasma universale.


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