Medical Definition of Herpes desquamans

1. An eruption consisting of a number of concentric rings of overlapping scales forming papulosquamous patches scattered over the body; it occurs in tropical climates and is caused by the fungus Trichophyton concentricum. Synonym: herpes desquamans, Malabar itch, Oriental ringworm, scaly ringworm, tinea tropicalis, Tokelau ringworm. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Herpes Desquamans

heroon
heroons
heros
heroship
heroships
herostratic
herostratically
herp
herpangia
herpangina
herpes B encephalomyelitis
herpes circinatus bullosus
herpes corneae
herpes desquamans (current term)
herpes digitalis
herpes encephalitis
herpes generalisatus
herpes gestationis
herpes gladiatorum
herpes iris
herpes oesophagitis
herpes simplex 1

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