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Pruritic

pruritic

Pertaining to or characterised by pruritus.


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The Fiber Disease

... after their characteristic appearance, despite being neither malignant nor pustular. Lesions are painless but on occasion are slightly pruritic. Spore germination occurs within macrophages at the site of inoculation. Anthrax bacilli are isolated easily from the vesicular lesions and ...

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

... deposition of the 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 ...

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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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The Fiber Disease

... chest, withers, forelegs, and abdomen. These lesions often include areas of scale, crusts, ulceration, alopecia, and depigmentation; they may be pruritic. The dermatitis may be associated with an immunologic reaction to dead and dying microfilariae. Although the pathogenesis of these lesions ...

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by Skytroll
Thu Jul 06, 2006 4:19 pm
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... erythroderma, or severe involvement of the axillae and groin should raise suspicion for HIV.10 Severe pruritis or the development of recurrent pruritic papules should prompt the clinician to think of HIV. Pruritic papules may be due to a variety of causes, including bacterial folliculitis, ...

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by London
Tue Jul 04, 2006 4:41 pm
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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