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a lymph node that is inflamed and swollen because of plague or gonorrhea or tuberculosis

a genus of Strigidae

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The identification of exclusively cervical buboes was unexpected, but it is not clear that examination of inguinal or axillary areas was performed consistently.
Treating venereal lymphogranuloma (Chlamydia trachomatis serotypes L1, L2, L3): An RCT which compared different tetracyclines having a similar profile to that of doxycycline (chlortetracycline, oxytetracycline and sulfadiazine) to symptomatic treatment (aspirating the buboes plus aspirin), showed shorter lesion duration (31 cf 69 days) and greater serological cure rate in the patients who were treated with an antibiotic (RR 2.
As veias tumefatas, os seios necrosados, as crateras pustulentas, os buboes nas virilhas.
The swellings-called buboes (BYOO-bohs)-- grew hard, oozed blood and pus, and eventually burst.
The Gloucester gates that sported Montforfs disjecta membra in 1264 would be barred in 1348 in a forlorn attempt to keep out the Black Death--the rat-flea-borne buboes that spread at almost a mile per day in that ill-starred year.
This manuscript holds the text System of Physic in folios 1r-166v; it is more complete because it also contains an anonymous Middle English treatise on buboes (ff.
Referring to wayward and prideful women, the author argues that "God sends them other miserable and terrible fates, landing them in hospitals with buboes, sores, and miseries which humble them back to earth and bring them to the point of desperation.
2) In some instances a pathological condition or physical deformity was the attribute of a particular saint, such as the plague buboes which characterized St Roch, (3) so in these cases the saint would be portrayed with the appropriate anatomical defect.
The stench of calloused and picked-at buboes, burst from flagellation, rises.
Bubonic plague that results in buboes in lymph nodes, which are enlarged nodules, that later turn black, hence the historically significant name "Black Plague" or "Black Death";
The classic form involves infection of the inguinal lymphatics and lymph nodes, resulting in buboes that can make walking difficult.
recounts the story of a man confined to his bed with plague, whose buboes were so irritable that he leapt from his bed, past his nurse and the watchmen set to guard the house, into the street, stripped off his clothes, and swam the width of the Thames twice before re-entering his house and getting back into bed, 'and that this terrible Experiment cur'd him of the Plague' (p.
The term bubonic refers to the buboes (from the Greek boubon, which refers to the groin) that are painful swollen lymph nodes that occur in the groin area as an early sign of disease.
The afflicted were depicted with plague buboes on their necks, in their armpits or in their groins, but often they were shown more decorously with a bubo on the upper thigh, pointing to an armpit, with gray skin (alluding to subcutaneous hemorrhaging), or simply in a languishing state.