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tropic ulcer

 

Definition:

  1. the lesion occurring in cutaneous leishmaniasis;
  2. tropical phagedenic ulceration caused by a variety of microorganisms, including mycobacteria; common in northern Nigeria.

Synonym(s): tropic sore

See Also: cutaneous leishmaniasis

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