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chloasma bronzinum


Definition: a bronze-colored pigmentation, probably produced by hormone imbalance, occurring in gradually increasing areas on the face, neck, and chest in persons exposed continuously to the tropic sun; similar to chloasma of the temperate zone, but intensified because of strong sunlight.

Synonym(s): tropic mask

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