Bateman, Thomas

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Thomas, English dermatologist, 1778-1821.
Bateman disease - infectious disease of the skin caused by a member of the pox virus.
Bateman purpura - purpura caused by lack of support of blood vessels secondary to old age. Can also be caused by corticosteroid therapy.
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