mimicker


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someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)

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Proposition 1 above applies; that is, public provision of education will be welfare-improving if and only if the mimicker gets crowded out before either household 1 or household 2.
Similar to previous literature regarding atrophic adipocyte mimickers [10], the fat cells in this case are smaller than normal mature adipocytes and show slight variations in size and shape.
Mimicker Alarm app is currently available on the Google Play Store.
Finally, 2D time-of-flight imaging is utilized to help differentiate a normal appendix from other tubular mimickers such as pelvic varices.
Congenital triangular alopecia: a close mimicker of alopecia areata.
Intracranial hypotension is also an important image mimicker. Most often patients present with complaint of headache, vomiting, cranial nerve palsy, ataxia, raised intracranial pressure and focal neurological deficit.
The disease has been called the great mimicker, with a wide range of clinical syndromes including pneumonia, visceral abscesses, soft tissue infections, septic arthritis, and septicemia (1,3,5).
Additionally, melanoma being a great mimicker, can exhibit pleomorphic morphology and emulate various epithelial and nonepithelial malignancies; which could further cloud the judgment of a cytopathologist.
She called it "a great mimicker": It can cause dermatoses mistaken for rosacea, acne, seborrheic dermatitis, perioral facial dermatitis, blepharitis, and acute graft-versus-host disease.
This case report highlights the importance in considering this entity and its unusual presentation in the differential diagnosis as a possible mimicker of Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome.
Melioidosis has been called the great mimicker because of its protean clinical features (1,7).
These changes and the increased vascular markings may represent decidualized stroma, a great mimicker of cervical carcinoma.
We review the diagnostic pitfalls of serous carcinoma involvement of the bladder wall and discuss approaches to avoid misdiagnosis of a potential mimicker of bladder carcinoma.
Neuroblastoma has been called "the great mimicker" because of its myriad clinical presentations related to the site of the primary tumour, metastatic disease and its metabolic tumor by-products.