chloasma

Type: Term Pronunciation: klō-az′mă Definitions: 1. Melanoderma or melasma characterized by the occurrence of extensive brown patches of irregular shape and size on the skin of the face and elsewhere; the pigmented facial patches if confluent are also called the mask of pregnancy, and are associated most commonly with pregnancy and
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chloasma

[n] - a tan discoloration of a woman`s face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives
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Chloasma

Brown markings on the skin of a pregnant woman caused by hormonal changes, often seen on the face, in a pattern called 'butterfly' marking. These fade after pregnancy
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chloasma

Brown markings on the skin of a pregnant woman caused by hormonal changes, often seen on the face, in a pattern called 'butterfly' marking. These fade after pregnancy.
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Chloasma

Brownish freckly discolouration of the skin. Mostly seen in pregnancy
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Chloasma

Chlo·as'ma noun [ Greek ... to be green.] (Medicine) A cutaneous affection characterized by yellow or yellowish brown pigmented spots.
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chloasma

<dermatology> Melasma cholasma hepaticum a term formerly used to refer to circumscribed facial hyperpigmentation resembling melasma that may occur as a cutaneous manifestation of chronic liver disease. ... Origin: Gr. Chloazein = to be green ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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chloasma

melasma noun a tan discoloration of a woman`s face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives
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chloasma

(klo-az´mә) melasma.
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Chloasma

• (n.) A cutaneous affection characterized by yellow or yellowish brown pigmented spots.
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chloasma

(Gr. chloazein to be green) melasma c. hepaticum a term formerly used to refer to circumscribed facial hyperpigmentation resembling melasma that may occur as a cutaneous manifestation of chronic liver disease.
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Chloasma

Brownish or yellowish patches that can appear anywhere on the face, but are seen most commonly on the forehead, upper cheeks, nose, and chin. The pregnancy hormones estrogen and progesterone stimulate the melanin cells in the skin to produce more pigment, yet because these cells do not produce extra pigment uniformly, the facial skin may acquire a
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Chloasma

Chloasma is the appearance on a person's skin, usually the face, of patches of a darker colour. It is associated with hormonal changes caused by liver disease or the use of oral contraceptives.
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