Argyria

Silver-blue skin discolouration caused by long-term exposure to silver salts.
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argyria

argyrosis Pathological condition characterized by grey-bluish or black pigmentation of tissues (such as skin, retina, mucous membranes, internal organs) caused by the accumulation of metallic silver, due to reduction of a silver compound which has entered the organism during (prolonged) administration or exposure.
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Argyria

Argyria: Silver poisoning resulting in ashen gray discolored skin (and other tissues of the body). Due to long-term use of silver salts. For example, a medical report related the case of a woman, now in her 50s, with discolored skin. At 11 she had been given nose drops of unknown composition for 'allergies,' her skin had turned gray, and at 15 a sk...
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argyria

<dermatology> Deposition of silver salts in the skin from excessive oral intake. Signs: permanent blue to bronze discolouration of the skin and mucosa that is darker in regions exposed to light. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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argyria

(ahr-jir´e-ә) poisoning by silver or its salts, usually from either industrial or medicinal exposure. Chronic argyria is marked by a permanent ash gray discoloration of the skin, conjunctivae, and internal organs, and there is usually a slate blue “silver line” on the gingival margin.
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Argyria

[moth] Argyria is a genus of moths of the Crambidae family. ==Former species== ...
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argyria

Type: Term Pronunciation: ar-jir′ē-ă, -jī′rē-ă Definitions: 1. A slate-gray or bluish discoloration of the skin and deep tissues caused by deposits of insoluble albuminate of silver; occurs after a long period of medicinal administration of a soluble silver salt; formerly fairly common because of the use of prop...
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Argyria

Argyria is the deposition of silver in tissue, with the development of a slate-gray to bluish color diffusely in the skin, including sclera and nails. Color is accentuated in sun exposed areas. Exposure to the silver can be industrial, medicinal, or from eating silver foil wrappers on South-Asian sweets.
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Argyria

Argyria or argyrosis (from ἄργυρος argyros silver) is a condition caused by inappropriate exposure to chemical compounds of the element silver, or to silver dust. The most dramatic symptom of argyria is that the skin turns blue or bluish-grey. It may take the form of generalized argyria or local argyria. Generalized argyria affects large a...
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