rhagades


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rhagades

(ˈræɡəˌdiːz)
pl n
linear cracks or scars found in the skin at the angles of the nose and mouth which are one of the later signs of congenital syphilis
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Noun1.rhagades - cracks or fissures in the skin (especially around the mouth or anus)
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
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One could also find rhagades of the mouth corner, and optic atrophy.
The results of general physical examination were normal; however, the case was determined to show rhagades around the angles of both eyelids and mouth as seen in the photo (Figure 1) [The baby's mother provided written approval to the authors to use the photograph in this case study].
Arsenic toxicity causes skin lesions, rhagades, and damage mucous membranes, digestive, respiratory, circulatory and nervous system and more over it is associated with skin, liver and lung cancers (Wang et al.