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pustular

(Science: dermatology) Pertaining to or of the nature of a pustule, consisting of pustules (= a visible collection of pus within or beneath the epidermis).


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The Fiber Disease

... We report a unique case of C. violaceum sepsis in an infant. A 4-month-old girl presented to our institution with fever, pustular skin lesions, and distended abdomen, as well as diminished activity and mental status. Radiological investigation revealed brain, lung, and ...

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by Beth
Mon Oct 09, 2006 10:44 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

... show any specific clinical features except perhaps the presentation of suppurative parotitis in children. Fulminant respiratory failure, multiple pustular and necrotic skin lesions, or the radiologic appearance of tuberculosis without isolating any mycobacteria suggests the diagnosis of melioidosis. ...

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by Skytroll
Mon Sep 04, 2006 4:01 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

... Such skin lesions have been described as "malignant pustules" 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 ...

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

... successive groups of lesions over several days, resulting in lesions in various stages of development and resolution. In comparison, the vesicular/pustular rash of smallpox is typically most prominent on the face and extremities, and lesions develop at the same time. Inhalational tularemia. Inhalation ...

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by RANDY
Wed Aug 16, 2006 5:01 am
 
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