verrucose dermatitis

verrucose dermatitis
verrucous dermatitis 1. chromoblastomycosis. 2. a proliferative lesion of the skin of the legs in cattle, extending downward from the fetlock joint along the pastern, usually on the hind legs, with hyperkeratosis and papillomas forming cauliflowerlike lesions. It usually occurs in crowded unsanitary conditions as a result of a bacterial infection, such as with Fusobacterium necrophorum.

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  • verrucous — SYN: verrucose. * * * ver·ru·cous və rü kəs adj 1) VERRUCOSE <verrucous vegetations> 2) characterized by the formation of warty lesions <verrucous dermatitis> * * * ver·ru·cous (və rooґkəs) warty …   Medical dictionary

  • chromoblastomycosis — A localized chronic mycosis of the skin and subcutaneous tissues characterized by skin lesions so rough and irregular as to present a cauliflowerlike appearance; caused by dematiaceous fungi such as Phialophora verrucosa, Exophiala (wangiella)… …   Medical dictionary

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