Spots, spotting (in) (of)

Alphabetical Index

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  • Spots, spotting (in) (of)
    • Bitot's - See Also: Pigmentation, conjunctiva;
      • in the young child - E50.1 Vitamin A deficiency with Bitot's spot and conjunctival xerosis
      • vitamin A deficiency - E50.1 Vitamin A deficiency with Bitot's spot and conjunctival xerosis
    • cafĂ©, au lait - L81.3 Cafe au lait spots
    • Cayenne pepper - I78.1 Nevus, non-neoplastic
    • cotton wool, retina - See: Occlusion, artery, retina;
    • de Morgan's (senile angiomas) - I78.1 Nevus, non-neoplastic
    • Fuchs' black (myopic) - See Also: Myopia, degenerative; - H44.2 Degenerative myopia
    • intermenstrual (regular) - N92.0 Excessive and frequent menstruation with regular cycle
      • irregular - N92.1 Excessive and frequent menstruation with irregular cycle
    • Koplik's - B05.9 Measles without complication
    • liver - L81.4 Other melanin hyperpigmentation
    • pregnancy - O26.85 Spotting complicating pregnancy
    • purpuric - R23.3 Spontaneous ecchymoses
    • ruby - I78.1 Nevus, non-neoplastic

Clinical Terms

The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to spots, spotting (in) (of) within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.

Liver: A large lobed glandular organ in the abdomen of vertebrates that is responsible for detoxification, metabolism, synthesis and storage of various substances.

Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.

Vitamin A Deficiency: A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN A in the diet, characterized by NIGHT BLINDNESS and other ocular manifestations such as dryness of the conjunctiva and later of the cornea (XEROPHTHALMIA). Vitamin A deficiency is a very common problem worldwide, particularly in developing countries as a consequence of famine or shortages of vitamin A-rich foods. In the United States it is found among the urban poor, the elderly, alcoholics, and patients with malabsorption. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1179)