goose-flesh


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goose-flesh

Cutis anserina Diffuse 1-3 mm bumps, fancifully likened to a goose's skin post feather plucking Infectious disease Diffuse, finely papular rash of scarlet fever overlying an erythematous base Substance abuse Horripilation, an early symptom of heroin withdrawal or 'cold turkey', which reflects marked sympathetic discharge, seen ±8 hrs after last dose, accompanied by yawning, lacrimation, mydriasis, insomnia, hyperactivity of GI tract, diarrhea, tachycardia, systolic HTN.