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Osler node

Pronunciation: os'ler

Definition: in subacute bacterial endocarditis, circumscribed, painful erythematous swellings, ranging from miniscule to a few millimeters, in the skin and subcutaneous tissues of the hands and feet.

Synonym(s): Osler sign

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