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n. pl. bul·lae (bo͝ol′ē)
1. A round seal affixed to a papal bull.
2. Medicine A large blister or vesicle.

[Medieval Latin, from Latin, bubble, seal.]

bul′lous adj.




(ˈbʌl əs)

adj. Pathol.
pertaining to, similar to, or characterized by bullae.


adj (emphysema) bulloso; (pemphigoid) ampolloso
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The poster, entitled "A Pilot Phase 2a Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Bertilimumab, an Anti-Eotaxin-1 Antibody, in Bullous Pemphigoid," detailing interim results from the company's ongoing phase 2a trial, will be available for viewing during the poster sessions.
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3] Usually, the manifestation of allergic to pure henna was erythema and slight edema; bullous was also reported in one case.
Bullous impetigo is the result of a staphylococcal infection, which produces an epidermolytic toxin leading to bulla formation.
This descriptive retrospective study included medical records of 87 patients with bullous lesions during years 2003-2013 which were archived in the pathology unit of the hospital, were reviewed and evaluated.
The company's lead product candidate, bertilimumab, is in Phase II clinical development for moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis as well as for bullous pemphigoid, an orphan autoimmune dermatological condition.
In this descriptive study 7 cases of bullous disorders was seen, out of which 4 cases (2%) had Bullous Pemphigoid, 3 cases (1.
present a case of bullous type central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR), which can often be confused with the ocular symptoms of acute Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease.
Linear IgA bullous dermatosis (LABD) is an autoimmune skin disorder in which blisters form as a result of a split between the epidermis and dermis.
Potential use of riboflavin/UVA crosslinking in bullous keratopathy.