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ALLMedicine™ Argyria Center

Research & Reviews  39 results

Localized cutaneous argyria: Review of a rare clinical mimicker of melanocytic lesions.
Annals of Diagnostic Pathology; Gill P, Richards K et. al.

Jul 3rd, 2021 - Localized cutaneous argyria is a rare cutaneous disorder that has been associated with occupational exposure, dental procedures, topical agents, acupuncture, earrings, and nasal piercings. In this paper, we review the current literature on localiz...

The role of silver coating for arthroplasty components.
The Bone & Joint Journal; Diez-Escudero A, Hailer NP

Mar 2nd, 2021 - Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is one of the most dreaded complications after arthroplasty surgery; thus numerous approaches have been undertaken to equip metal surfaces with antibacterial properties. Due to its antimicrobial effects, silver...

Occupational Localized Cutaneous Argyria With Pseudo-Ochronosis in a Jeweler.
The American Journal of Dermatopathology; Georgiadou N, Singh S et. al.

Feb 20th, 2021 - A case of localized argyria in a 36-year-old female jeweler is described who presented with 2 discrete and asymptomatic bluish-black pigmented macules on the pulp of her left middle finger. A skin biopsy from both lesions demonstrated deposition o...

Localized argyria with pseudo-ochronosis.
Journal of Cutaneous Pathology; Lee J, Korgavkar K et. al.

Nov 10th, 2020 - Localized argyria with pseudo-ochronosis.|2020|Lee J,Korgavkar K,DiMarco C,Robinson-Bostom L,|complications,diagnosis,pathology,complications,diagnosis,pathology,methods,complications,diagnosis,pathology,adverse effects,pathology,

Effective laser treatment options for argyria: Review of literatures.
Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology; Almurayshid A, Park S et. al.

Jun 17th, 2020 - Argyria results from silver accumulation in the skin. It is a stressful condition for patients due to skin discoloration. In the past, no effective treatments were available. However, it has been recently reported laser treatments showed promising...

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News  4 results

Red-Brown Patches in the Groin
Dong Chen, MD, PhD, Tammie C. Ferringer, MD

Jun 6th, 2018 - The Diagnosis: Erythrasma Erythrasma usually involves intertriginous areas (eg, axillae, groin, inframammary area). Patients present with well-demarcated, minimally scaly, red-brown patches.

What Is Your Diagnosis? Argyria
Jennifer Krejci-Manwaring, MD, Daniel A. West, MD et. al.

Jun 19th, 2013 - A 66-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with chest pain and dyspnea. Her skin was gray in color, particularly on the face and arms.

Woman Goes Gray - Not Her Hair, Her Face
Joe R. Monroe, MPAS, PA

Mar 22nd, 2012 - ANSWER
 The correct answer is argyria (choice “d”), caused by the ingestion of colloidal silver. Wilson’s disease (choice “a”) is an inherited disorder of copper metabolism involving signs of liver failure, including jaundice.

Argyria Following the Use of Dietary Supplements Containing Colloidal Silver Protein
Gulbranson SH, Hud Ja Jr et. al.

The onset of argyria following the use of dietary supplements containing colloidal silver protein is presented. The patient was using a silver-containing product for cold and allergy prophylaxis.

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