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es·char

 (ĕs′kär′)
n.
A dry scab or slough formed on the skin as a result of a burn or by the action of a corrosive or caustic substance.

[Middle English escare, from Old French; see scar1.]

eschar

(ˈɛskɑː)
n
(Medicine) a dry scab or slough, esp one following a burn or cauterization of the skin
[C16: from Late Latin eschara scab, from Greek eskhara hearth, pan of hot coals (which could inflict burns); see scar1]

es•char

(ˈɛs kɑr, -kər)

n.
a hard crust or scab, as from a burn.
[1375–1425; escare < Late Latin eschara < Greek eschára hearth, brazier]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eschar - a dry scab formed on the skin following a burn or cauterization of the skin
scab - the crustlike surface of a healing skin lesion
Translations

es·char

n. escara, costra de color oscuro que se forma en la piel después de una quemadura.

eschar

n escara, costra
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(5) In addition, the presence of eschar, granulation tissue, or even infection after packing can cause a distortion of the normal anatomy of the nasal cavity.
A necrotic left gluteus eschar and multiple enlarged left inguinal lymph nodes were noted.
The pathognomic clinical sign of scrub typhus is "eschar" (40-50%) which may be inconspicuous.
A strobovideolaryngoscopic examination 3 weeks following surgery revealed the presence of a white eschar on the left, which featured black speckles at, above, and below the level of the glottis (figure 1).
Rickettsia parkeri, a tickborne bacterium that causes a febrile, eschar -associated illness throughout many countries of the Western Hemisphere, is transmitted by Amblyomma ticks.
These ulcers had a necrotic base and erythematous to violaceous border and central black eschar.
Although this technique is very effective in preventing primary hemorrhage, it does result in a deeper and more extensive zone of necrosis and the exposure of more and larger vessels when sloughing of the eschar occurs.
An eschar that formed on the affected skin was left in place as a biologic dressing (figure 1B).