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n, pl perniones
(Pathology) a technical term for chilblain


(ˈtʃɪl bleɪn)

n. Usu., chilblains.
an inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture. Also called pernio.
[1540–50; chill + blain]
chil′blained, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pernio - inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture
blain - an inflammatory swelling or sore
kibe - ulcerated chilblain on the heel
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Pernio is the Latin name for which medical complaint?
Lupus pernio represents chronic sarcoidosis and consists of indurated plaques associated with discolouration of the nose' cheeks' lips' and ears.
Lupus pernio is associated with the worse prognosis both in systemic disease and the more chronic cutaneous lesions.
However, hydroxychloroquine works well for skin disease, chloroquine helps combat hypercalcemia, and pentoxifylline and thalidomide can be helpful in cases of treatment-resistant lupus pernio.
Cutaneous lesions seen in sarcoidosis include papules, nodules, plaques, angiolupoid, ulcerative, and verrucous lesions, hypopigmented macules, lupus pernio, erythroderma, and granulomas in scars or areas subject to chronic trauma (3).
Esses problemas podem ser agravados em trabalhadores suscetiveis, portadores de eritema pernio ou fenomeno de Reynaud (3).
The initial development of erythema pernio can alarm and puzzle patient and health professional, although the skin manifestations of chilblains are readily recognisable.
El eritema pernio se clasifica en primario o idiopatico y secundario.
Six months ago the patient was diagnosed with pernio erythema (cutaneous distal lesions of her upper and lower limbs with erythema, pain and petechiae at the distal phalanges worsened in cold exposure).
Era questo il pernio intorno al quale roteava, da ore e da giorni, la vera agitazione della sua anima.
On the vegetational and agricultural history of Pernio, SW Finland: results of pollen and ash residue analyses and 14C-datings.
Cutaneous involvement of the face, such as lupus pernio or parotid enlargement, occurs in some patients.