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Papule

papule

(Science: dermatology) A small circumscribed, superficial, solid elevation of the skin.

Origin: L. Papula


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The Fiber Disease

... the patient experienced a sharp biting sensation, followed by intolerable itching. There were few marks on the body with an occasional excoriated papule, while the irritation was distributed fairly generally over the trunk and limbs, but was most marked around the waist. Several specimens of the ...

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by RANDY
Mon Jan 15, 2007 8:06 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... the patient experienced a sharp biting sensation, followed by intolerable itching. There were few marks on the body with an occasional excoriated papule, while the irritation was distributed fairly generally over the trunk and limbs, but was most marked around the waist. Several specimens of the ...

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by standby
Mon Jan 15, 2007 4:23 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... the patient experienced a sharp biting sensation, followed by intolerable itching. There were few marks on the body with an occasional excoriated papule, while the irritation was distributed fairly generally over the trunk and limbs, but was most marked around the waist. Several specimens of the ...

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by RANDY
Mon Jan 15, 2007 8:26 am
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... anthrax, spores inoculate a host through skin lacerations, abrasions, or biting flies. Incubation is 2-5 days. The disease begins as a nondescript papule that becomes a 1-cm vesicle within 2 days. Occasionally, surrounding edema is severe and can lead to airway compromise if present in the neck. ...

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

... organism onto the skin, occurring particularly on exposed areas of the hands, arms, or face. An area of local edema becomes a pruritic 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 ...

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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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