Ochronosis

Known as: Ochronoses, Ochronosis [Disease/Finding] 
The yellowish discoloration of connective tissue due to deposition of HOMOGENTISIC ACID (a brown-black pigment). This is due to defects in the… (More)
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2009
2009
A 78-year-old patient with ochronosis has developed symptomatic aortic stenosis. He has undergone an aortic valve replacement… (More)
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2006
2006
Valvular heart disease has numerous etiologies. These range from congenital malformations to infectious and degenerative diseases… (More)
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2006
2006
Alkaptonuria is a rare, autosomal recessive metabolic disorder in which the homogentisic acid oxidase activity is absent. Its… (More)
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND Localized argyria is uncommon and presents clinically as asymptomatic slate gray macules or blue macules resembling… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Exogenous ochronosis is clinically and histologically similar to its endogenous counterpart; however, it exhibits no systemic… (More)
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2000
2000
Ochronosis is an uncommon condition characterized by yellow-brown pigment deposits in the dermis. It occurs in exogenous and… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
BACKGROUND Melasma is a common acquired symmetric hypermelanosis characterized by irregular light- to gray-brown macules and… (More)
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1987
1987
A 64-year-old man with alkaptonuric ochronosis required aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis and single-vessel… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
More than 90% of patients with so-called primary or idiopathic osteoarthritis of the hips in whom sufficient data were available… (More)
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1975
1975
An outbreak of ochronosis and colloid milium is described after the use of strong hydroquinone bleaching creams. These phenomena… (More)
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