Dactylitis
Dactylitis Dac`tyl*i"tis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. da`ktylos finger + -itis.] (Med.) An inflammatory affection of the fingers. --Gross. [1913 Webster]

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  • Dactylitis — or sausage digit is inflammation of an entire digit (a finger or toe),[1] and can be painful. The word dactyl comes from the Greek word daktylos meaning finger . In its medical term, it refers to both the fingers and the toes. Associated… …   Wikipedia

  • Dactylītis — (v. gr., Chir.), Fingerentzündung, so v.w. Panaritium …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dactylitis — vgl. Daktylitis …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Dactylitis — Inflammation of a digit (either a finger or a toe). Dactyl comes from the Greek daktylos meaning finger. It now refers not only to the fingers but also the toes. Dactyledema is edema (swelling) of the fingers or toes; dactylomegaly is enlargement …   Medical dictionary

  • dactylitis — n. inflammation of fingers and toes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dactylitis — n. inflammation of a finger or toe caused by bone infection (as in tuberculous osteomyelitis) or rheumatic disease or seen in infants with sickle cell disease …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • dactylitis —   n. inflammation of fingers and toes …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • dactylitis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Дактилит (Dactylitis) — воспаление пальца кисти или стопы в результате инфекционного поражения кости (например, при туберкулезном остеомиелите) или ревматического заболевания. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • blistering distal dactylitis — localized infection of the fat pad at the end of a finger or less often a toe, with blister formation; the usual cause is bacterial infection with either Staphylococcus aureus or a β hemolytic streptococcus …   Medical dictionary

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