Definition of leucoderma in English:


(also leukoderma)


  • another term for vitiligo
    • ‘While there have been no systematic studies here on a condition such as leucoderma, dermatologists agree that pollution could be a cause.’
    • ‘I would like to use ‘fairness essences’ to lighten the freckles but am apprehensive that it may lead to leucoderma.’
    • ‘These patches are frequently confused with vitiligo or leucoderma, in which the patches are usually larger and have well defined convex borders, sometimes with a rim of hyper or increased pigmentation.’
    • ‘Micro punch grafting is the premier therapy where normal skin in transplanted to areas affected by leucoderma.’