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Eschar

Eschar

(Science: dermatology) this is a dry scab that forms on skin that has been burned or exposed to corrosive agents.


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The Fiber Disease

... from the vesicular lesions and can be observed on Gram stain. The initial lesion ruptures after a week and progresses to a characteristic black eschar. Differential diagnoses of the skin lesion include tularemia, plague, cutaneous diphtheria, Staphylococcus infections, Rickettsia infections, ...

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by Skytroll
Mon Aug 28, 2006 3:17 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... macule or papule, which enlarges and ulcerates after 1--2 days. Small, 1--3 mm vesicles may surround the ulcer. A painless, depressed, black eschar usually with surrounding local edema subsequently develops. The syndrome also may include lymphangitis and painful lymphadenopathy. Plague. Clinical ...

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by RANDY
Wed Aug 16, 2006 5:01 am
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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