\ˌɔːɹɪˈɛntə͡l bˈɒl], \ˌɔːɹɪˈɛntəl bˈɒl], \ˌɔː_ɹ_ɪ__ˈɛ_n_t_əl b_ˈɒ_l]\
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An infectious ulcer, beginning as a papule which soon enlarges to a nodule or large tubercle and then breaks down into an ulcer; the affection is endemic in parts of Asia Minor, Northern Africa, and India, as indicated by its various names; Aleppo boil or evil, Biskra button, Delhi boil, Pendjdeh sore, etc. It is a local infection by the Leishman-Donovan bodies, hence called dermal leishmaniasis.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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