parasitic melanoderma

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par·a·sit·ic mel·a·no·der·ma

excoriations and melanoderma caused by scratching the bites of the body louse, Pediculus corporis.
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par·a·sit·ic mel·a·no·der·ma

(par'ă-sit'ik mel'ă-nō-dĕr'mă)
Excoriations and melanoderma caused by scratching the bites of the body louse, Pediculus corporis.
Synonym(s): vagabond's disease, vagrant's disease.
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Greenhow,

Edward Headlam, English physician, 1814-1888.
Greenhow disease - excoriations and melanoderma caused by scratching the bites of the body louse, Pediculus corporis. Synonym(s): parasitic melanoderma
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