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serpiginous

 [ser-pij´ĭ-nus]
creeping from part to part; having a wavy border.
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ser·pig·i·nous

(ser-pij'i-nŭs),
Creeping; denoting an ulcer or other cutaneous lesion that extends with an arciform border; the margin has a wavy or serpentine border.
[Mediev. L. serpigo- (-gin-), ringworm, fr. L. serpo, to creep]
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serpiginous

(sər-pĭj′ə-nəs)
adj.
Of or being a skin lesion with a wavy or indented margin.
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ser·pig·i·nous

(sĕr-pij'i-nŭs)
Creeping; denoting an ulcer or other cutaneous lesion that extends with a wavy or serpentine border.
[Mediev. L. serpigo- (-gin-), ringworm, fr. L. serpo, to creep]
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Branching and serpiginous shapes are typical (arrowhead indicates a branch point).
Linear porokeratosis is a form of porokeratosis that present with linear pattern, and clinically, it is not different from the classic type of porokeratosis; it has the clinical presentation of the porokeratosis as keratotic papules or plaques, with the characteristic serpiginous border and the specific ridge.
(A) Transvaginal pelvic ultrasound of the left adnexa demonstrates an elongated C- or S-shaped, thin- walled tubular serpiginous cystic lesion with incomplete septations (long arrow).
There were widespread serpiginous, erythematous patches with doubleedged peripheral scaling typical of ichthyosis linearis circumflexa on the body (Figure 1).
The plaques grow peripherally, with serpiginous or verrucous borders, accompanied by central discoloration and atrophy [25].
Clinically an itchy, erythematous, linear serpiginous tract appears within days to even months after exposure to infested sand or soil.
A third patient with Serpiginous Choroidopathy improved from 20/80- to 20/60+1 in the right eye and from 20/50- to 20/20-3 in their left eye with increases in OCT, suggesting value in considering BMSC for atrophic retinal conditions.
We report here a case of a patient who presented with multiple reddish-brown keratinized papules coalescing to form serpiginous plaques in the anterior and posterior of the neck, which was found to be typical D-penicillamine-induced EPS.
(5,6,7,8,9) Atypical, bullous, or chronic type CSCR may be confused with other diseases that can cause intraocular inflammation such as Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease, posterior scleritis, sympathetic ophthalmia, multifocal choroiditis, and serpiginous choroiditis.
Mucous patches may also present as whitish plaques that may coalesce and form serpiginous lesions, referred to as snail-track ulcers [36].
During the hospital stay, she underwent a suprapubic ultrasound (US) examination revealing a high flow vascular lesion involving the uterine wall; a contrast-enhanced Magnetic Resonance (MR) (Figures 1(a) and 1(b)) showed multiple ectatic and serpiginous anomalous vessels adjacent to the uterine wall bilaterally.
However, postinfarction VSD are typically serpiginous and often present multiple ruptures [25].