coup de sabre
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coup de sabre [koo-duh-sahb´] linear scleroderma on the forehead or scalp, so-called because of its resemblance to the scar of a saber wound.
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coup de sa·bre(kū dĕ sahb'),
Linear scleroderma found over the scalp, face, or forehead with scarring alopecia.
[Fr. stroke of a sword]
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