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Argyria

Argyria: Introduction

Argyria: Grey/black staining of the skin due to overexposure of silver salts - usually occupational exposure or medication. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Argyria is available below.

Symptoms of Argyria

Treatments for Argyria

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Argyria: Deaths

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Argyria: Complications

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Causes of Argyria

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Argyria: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Argyria

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Argyria: Rare Types

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Definitions of Argyria:

A permanent ashen-gray discoloration of the skin, conjunctiva, and internal organs resulting from long-continued use of silver salts. (Dorland, 27th ed) - (Source - Diseases Database)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Argyria as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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