Aleppo boil
Aleppo boil A*lep"po boil, Aleppo button A*lep"po button, or Aleppo evil A*lep"po evil . (Med.) A chronic skin affection terminating in an ulcer, most commonly of the face. It is endemic along the Mediterranean, and is probably due to a specific bacillus. Called also {Aleppo ulcer}, {Biskara boil}, {Delhi boil}, {Oriental sore}, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Aleppo boil — [oriental sore]. Conditions in the Eastern Mediterranean were unfamiliar and hostile to ill equipped European crusaders. The boil was the outward sign of a disease known to modern medicine as leishmaniasis. It was the consequence of a parasitic… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Aleppo boil — see oriental sore * * * Baghdad boil Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis …   Medical dictionary

  • Aleppo boil — noun leishmaniasis of the skin; characterized by ulcerative skin lesions • Syn: ↑cutaneous leishmaniasis, ↑Old World leishmaniasis, ↑oriental sore, ↑tropical sore, ↑Delhi boil • Hypernyms: ↑leishmaniasis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aleppo boil — see oriental sore …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Лейшманиоз Кожный (Oriental Sore), Фурункул Багдадский (Baghdad Boil), Фурункул Делийский (Delhi Boil), Фурункул Аллепский (Aleppo Boil) — кожное заболевание, распространенное в тропических и субтропических районах Африки и Азии; вызывается простейшими паразитами вида Leishmania tropica (см. Лейшманиоз). Болезнь обычно развивается у детей и протекает с образованием плохо заживающих… …   Медицинские термины

  • Фурункул Аллепский (Aleppo Boil) — см. Лейшманиоз кожный. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Aleppo button — Aleppo boil A*lep po boil, Aleppo button A*lep po button, or Aleppo evil A*lep po evil . (Med.) A chronic skin affection terminating in an ulcer, most commonly of the face. It is endemic along the Mediterranean, and is probably due to a specific… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aleppo evil — Aleppo boil A*lep po boil, Aleppo button A*lep po button, or Aleppo evil A*lep po evil . (Med.) A chronic skin affection terminating in an ulcer, most commonly of the face. It is endemic along the Mediterranean, and is probably due to a specific… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aleppo ulcer — Aleppo boil A*lep po boil, Aleppo button A*lep po button, or Aleppo evil A*lep po evil . (Med.) A chronic skin affection terminating in an ulcer, most commonly of the face. It is endemic along the Mediterranean, and is probably due to a specific… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boil — A skin abscess, a collection of pus localized deep in the skin. A boil usually starts as a reddened, tender area and in time becomes firm and hard. Eventually, the center of the abscess softens and becomes filled with white blood cells that the… …   Medical dictionary

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