varioliform


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varioliform

 [var″e-o´lĭ-form]
resembling smallpox.
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var·i·o·loid

(var'ē-ō-loyd),
1. Resembling smallpox. Synonym(s): varioliform
2. A mild form of smallpox occurring in people who are relatively resistant, usually as a result of a previous vaccination. Synonym(s): modified smallpox, varicelloid smallpox, variola benigna
[variola + G. eidos, resemblance]
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var·i·o·loid

(var'ē-ō-loyd)
Resembling smallpox.
Synonym(s): varioliform.
[variola + G. eidos, resemblance]
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On examination sharply defined varioliform lesions i.e.
Atrophia maculosa varioliformis cutis, spontaneous varioliform scarring of cheek.
It is associated with various etiologies and disease states, such as celiac disease (38%); H pylori infection (29%); varioliform gastritis (4%); and Crohn's disease, human immunodeficiency virus infection, inflammatory polyps, lymphoma, and esophageal carcinoma (approximately 1.5% each).
This patient was markedly ill on admission and had a distinctive varioliform eruption with lesions in a uniform stage of evolution.