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Pseudomembrane

pseudomembrane --> false membrane

(Science: dermatology) A thick, tough fibrinous exudate on the surface of a mucous membrane or the skin, as seen in diphtheria.

Synonym: croupous membrane, neomembrane, plica, pseudomembrane.


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... the developing larvae and pupae, would be under the eyelids, next to the sclera, and sometimes partially attached to this. The presence of a pseudomembrane has been documented in some cases of ophthalmomyiasis. Any patient, with Morgellon's, who sees a fly emit, should state with more precision ...

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