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a small hard painless nodule at the site of entry of a pathogen (as syphilis)

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gt; Disruption of the mucous membrane by the primary genital chancre, increasing penetration by the virus.
The next clinical change is the regional lymphadenopathy that accompanies the chancre within 7 to 10 days of the onset.
Intuition--if not hard numbers--suggests that HIV incidence should jump in tandem with syphilis incidence: Syphilitic chancres offer wide portals for H IV to enter the circulation; CD4-cell homing to inflamed lesions provides a brimming population of H IV-susceptible cells; and syphilis-induced immune activation would ratchet up HIV replication.
There was a mild erythematous rash on the patient's abdomen, but no chancres.
Chancres may appear on genital surfaces of both men and women, but it is not uncommon for the lesion to appear at an inconspicuous site, such as the pharynx, cervix, urethra, or rectum (4).
In another experiment, prostitutes who had tested negative for these diseases were injected in the cervix with tissue extracted from human and animal syphilitic tumors, chancres, or pus from gonorrheal sores before they had contact with the prisoners.
En usage externe, la poudre de racines est utilisee dans le traitement de la gale, des boutons d'acne, des chancres syphilitiques et des furoncles.
Aphthae differ from chancres (another sexually transmitted disease to consider) by the painful nature of aphthae and their lack of induration, Dr.
These symptoms usually appear after the chancres of primary syphilis have resolved.
The third film-within-the-film is called Seeing Is Believing, and it's every teenage boy's nightmare, showing grainy footage of syphilis victims struggling to wall, blinded, horribly scarred, teeth rotting, their bodies oozing with chancres and open sores, and, in one case, a fleeting image of a person whose feet have been eaten away by disease.
La truandaille y vit a l'ombre des basiliques, accroupie aupres des benitiers, dans les chapelles frequentees par les pelerins, dont la charite s'emeut au repugnant spectacle des plaies et des chancres si habilement imites que les medecins memes s'y trompent.