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Author: Vanessa Ngan, Staff Writer, 2003.

Leukoderma — codes and concepts

What is leukoderma?

Leukoderma is the name given to white patches on the skin. These patches are due to the partial or total loss of skin pigmentation or depigmentation.

Leukoderma is sometimes spelled leucoderma. It is also called achromoderma.


There are many causes of leukoderma, some of which include:

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