chancre


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chan·cre

 (shăng′kər)
n.
1. A dull red, hard, insensitive lesion that is the first manifestation of syphilis.
2. An ulcer located at the initial point of entry of a pathogen.

[French, from Old French, from Latin cancer, tumor, crab; see kar- in Indo-European roots.]

chan′crous (-krəs) adj.

chancre

(ˈʃæŋkə)
n
(Pathology) pathol a small hard nodular growth, which is the first diagnostic sign of acquired syphilis
[C16: from French, from Latin: cancer]
ˈchancrous adj

chan•cre

(ˈʃæŋ kər)

n.
the initial lesion of syphilis and certain other infectious diseases, commonly a distinct ulcer or sore with a hard base.
[1595–1605; < Middle French < Latin cancrum, cancer]
chan′crous, adj.

chancre

A painless ulcer which is often a symptom of syphilis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chancre - a small hard painless nodule at the site of entry of a pathogen (as syphilis)
lues, lues venerea, pox, syph, syphilis - a common venereal disease caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages; can be congenital (transmitted through the placenta)
sore - an open skin infection
deer fly fever, rabbit fever, tularaemia, tularemia, yatobyo - a highly infectious disease of rodents (especially rabbits and squirrels) and sometimes transmitted to humans by ticks or flies or by handling infected animals
Translations

chancre

[ˈʃæŋkəʳ] Nchancro m

chancre

nSchanker m

chan·cre

n. chancro; lesión primaria de la sífilis.

chancre

n chancro; soft — chancro blando
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The exudate from the chancre is highly infectious, and lymph node enlargement frequently occurs around the area of infection.
Primary syphilis is characterized by a chancre (sore or ulcer) at the site of inoculation and painless regional lymphadenopathy.
gt; Disruption of the mucous membrane by the primary genital chancre, increasing penetration by the virus.
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We had one male patient suffering from tuberculosis verrucosa cutis, one patient with genital chancre.
Table 1 5 Stages of syphilis Stage Symptoms Primary syphilis Chancre in genitalia (often unnoticed) Secondary syphilis Maculopapular, non-tender rash; fever; lymphadenopathy; condyloma latum (genital) Latent syphilis Asymptomatic; serum nontreponemal and treponemal antibody tests are positive Tertiary syphilis Multiple organ-system involvement: Nerve involvement (deafness), aortic root dilation, aortitis, gummas (liver, bone, skin, spleen) Neurosyphilis Any stage can progress to neurologic involvement.
1%); primary chancre, scrofuloderma and oral hairy leucoplakia in 1 (0.
The primary stage is characterized by a single chancre that manifests approximately 90 days after exposure and remits spontaneously within two to eight weeks.
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Clinical characteristic manifestations are the chancre (primary sore), which develops at the point of inoculation.
Despite vaunted, lodestar status in Western civilization, individualism is the chancre for personal identity conflict in ADP.