frambesioma

frambesioma

 [fram-be″ze-o´mah]
mother yaw; the initial cutaneous lesion of yaws.
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moth·er yaw

a large granulomatous lesion, considered to be the primary inoculation lesion in yaws, most commonly present on the hand, leg, or foot.
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moth·er yaw

(mŏth'ĕr yaw)
A large granulomatous lesion, considered to be the initial lesion in yaws, most commonly present on the hand, leg, or foot.
Synonym(s): buba madre, frambesioma.
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