Argyria: Grey/black staining of the skin due to overexposure of silver salts - usually occupational exposure or medication.
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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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