pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta

noun

pityriasis li·​che·​noi·​des et var·​i·​o·​li·​for·​mis acu·​ta -ˌlī-kə-ˈnȯi-ˌdēz-et-ˌvar-ē-ˌō-lə-ˈfȯr-məs-ə-ˈk(y)üt-ə How to pronounce pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (audio)
: a disease of unknown cause that is characterized by the sudden appearance of polymorphous lesions (as papules, purpuric vesicles, crusts, or ulcerations) resembling chicken pox but tending to persist from a month to as long as years, occurs especially between the ages of 30 and 50, and is more common in men

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“Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pityriasis%20lichenoides%20et%20varioliformis%20acuta. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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