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Ecthyma

Ecthyma

Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Pimple, fr. To break out.

(Science: medicine) a cutaneous eruption, consisting of large, round pustules, upon an indurated and inflamed base.


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The Fiber Disease

... cellulitis, or regional lymphadenitis. Draining sinuses from lymph nodes or even bone may be present. Abscesses may ulcerate, and rarely, ecthyma gangrenosum-like lesions may form. Biological Warfare considerations: B. pseudomallei would most likely be delivered as an aerosol. However, ...

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... BACTERIAL INFECTIONS.-- Staphylococcal skin infections are common in association with HIV infection. Skin involvement can manifest as impetigo, ecthyma, and folliculitis. With folliculitis, extensive neutrophilic infiltrates along with identifiable bacteria on gram stain are often seen histologically. ...

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Skytroll, TRY this new word: Morganella morganii Ecthyma gangrenosum-like eruption associated with Morganella morganii infection Del Pozo, GarcÍA-Silva, Almagro, MartÍnez, Nicolas & Fonseca Ecthyma gangrenosum is considered as a pathognomonic ...

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