argyria


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argyria

[är′jir·ē·ə]
(medicine)
A dusky-gray or bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes produced by the prolonged administration or application of silver preparations.
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Previous studies of patients with argyria have shown that solid deposits of Ag in tissues contain [Ag.
Argyria is a permanent and disfiguring bluish-gray discoloration of the skin associated with long-term use of products containing silver (see photos at http:// rosemaryjacobs.
1) In 1859, Frommann reported a case of argyria caused by the use of silver nitrate as an antimicrobial.
Rediscovery of a Lost Species, Argyria Rufisignella (Lepidoptera:
Using substances with any type of silver can cause argyria, an irreversible condition where the skin turns a gray-blue.
Flakes of silver were embedded in the surface of her skin and is known as a condition called Argyria.
Although argyria is most commonly reported clinically after excessive Ag ingestion, Ag deposition has been seen after treatment of burned skin with Ag sulfadiazine (Lee and Lee 1994; Marshall and Schneider 1977; Temple and Farooqi 1985)-In response to argyria, but not to Ag toxicity, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (2003) set a daily exposure limit for all forms of Ag at 0.
Generalized argyria after habitual use of silver nitrate.
REDISCOVERY OF A LOST SPECIES, ARGYRIA RUFISIGNELLA (LEPIDOPTERA: CRAMBIDAE), IN BIBB COUNTY GLADES PRESERVE, ALABAMA
Argyria Hubner (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) includes six species of moths in southeastern United States, however A.