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Year : 1994  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 181

Colourful dermatology

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Mahesh Mistry

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How to cite this article:
Mistry M. Colourful dermatology. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1994;60:181

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Mistry M. Colourful dermatology. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 1994 [cited 2020 Sep 29];60:181. Available from:

To the editor,

The Dertamalogoly is colourful as its terms. We have collected a few of those with their literal meanings.

1. Salmon Orange Pink

2. Magenta Bright Crimson (Deep Red)

3. Mauve Pale purple

4. Fawn Light yellow Brown

5. Port wine Red

6. Apple jelly Light brown

7. Strawbery Rich Red

8. Cafe-Au-lait Brown (Light-Drak)

(Coffee with Milk)

9. Lilac Pale Purple (Pinkish Purple)

10. Ivory White

11. Purpura Purple

12. Aureus Yellow (Golden)

13. Nigra Black

14. Alba/albino White

15. Roseolar Pinkish Red

16. Morbilliform Measles Like (dull red)

17. Scarletiniform Resembling scarlet

fever (Bright red)

18. Coral red Rich red(Brick Red)

19. Oatmeal colour White to Yellow

20. Livid/cyanotic Bluish red

21. Fiery Coal Red

22. Rubra Red

23. Buff Off/dull white

24. Bronze Golden brown

25. Silvery Shiny white

26. Violaceous Bluish purple

27. Snow/Milky White

28. Achromatic Depigmented

29. Dyschromium Discoloured lesion

30 Versicolor Multi coloured

(various colours)[2]

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1.Oxford English Dictionary  Back to cited text no. 1    
2.Medical Dictionary. (Churchill livingstone)  Back to cited text no. 2    


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