tache noire


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tache

 [tahsh] (Fr.)
a spot or blemish.
tache blanche (“white spot”), a white spot on the liver in certain infectious diseases.
t's bleuâtres (“bluish spots”), maculae caeruleae.
tache cérébrale (“cerebral spot”), a congested streak produced by drawing the nail across the skin; a concomitant of various nervous or cerebral diseases.
tache motrice (“motor spot”), a motor nerve ending in which the nerve fibril passes to a muscle cell, where it ends in a slight enlargement.
tache noire (“black spot”), an ulcer covered with a black crust, a characteristic local reaction at the presumed site of the infective bite in certain tickborne rickettsioses.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A condition affecting young adults, and seen on the thenar eminence of those participating in various sports—e.g., climbing, gymnastics, golfing, tennis, weight lifting, and others; BP is caused by lateral shearing stress of epidermis against the rete pegs of the papillary dermis, resulting in rupture of capillaries, and intraepidermal and intracorneal hemorrhage which translate into multiple symmetrical black spots
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tache noire

(tahsh nwahr)
Characteristic lesion (the term is French for "black spot,") that can form at the site of an arthropod bite transmitting either Rickettsia conorii or Orientia tsutsugamushi to a human host; primary lesion of boutonneuse fever.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tache noire

The initial sign of the tick-borne TYPHUS fevers of Africa-a painless, raised red area with a black centre of dead (necrotic) tissue, that appears at the site of the tick bite.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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