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Definition of Malignant pustule
Malignant pustulePustule Pus"tule (?; 135), n. [L. pustula, and pusula: cf. F.
A vesicle or an elevation of the cuticle with an inflamed
base, containing pus.
Malignant pustule. See under Malignant. Malignant pustuleMalignant Ma*lig"nant, a. [L. malignans, -antis, p. pr. of
malignare, malignari, to do or make maliciously. See
Malign, and cf. Benignant.]
1. Disposed to do harm, inflict suffering, or cause distress;
actuated by extreme malevolence or enmity; virulently
inimical; bent on evil; malicious.
A malignant and a turbaned Turk. --Shak.
2. Characterized or caused by evil intentions; pernicious.
``Malignant care.' --Macaulay.
Some malignant power upon my life. --Shak.
Something deleterious and malignant as his touch.
3. (Med.) Tending to produce death; threatening a fatal
issue; virulent; as, malignant diphtheria.
Malignant pustule (Med.), a very contagious disease,
transmitted to man from animals, characterized by the
formation, at the point of reception of the virus, of a
vesicle or pustule which first enlarges and then breaks
down into an unhealthy ulcer. It is marked by profound
exhaustion and usually fatal. Called also charbon, and
sometimes, improperly, anthrax.
Meaning of Malignant pustule from wikipedia
- include Siberian
plague, ****berland disease, charbon, splenic
edema, woolsorter's disease, and la maladie
de Bradford. Cutaneous
. By the sixth
day, all the skin lesions
had become pustules
. Between seven
and ten days the pustules
on his right
a few hours
he saw the formation
of other pustules
near the first. The doctor diagnosed
him with a malignant pustule
- globe, covered
with countless ovoid pustules
and spider-webbed with a network
of long, narrow
tunnels. Each pustule bears
of a Great
- arms and legs; progressing
over 10–12 hours
and the formation
of scabs. At the blister
- membranes. The name is derived
from the Gr**** root "pemphix", meaning
". In pemphigus, autoantibodies
him to administer. As a result, the prisoners developed inflammatory pustules
and pa****s. The Holmesburg program
of NME are nonspecific
and include: epidermal necrosis subcorneal pustules confluent
hyperplasia, and marked papillary
- or Streptococcal infections
of the face, for example nasal
may thus spread directly
into the cavernous
- often negative
and European patients
, folliculitis, erythema
nodosum, acne in post-adolescents not on corticosteroids)...
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