Origin of chancre
OTHER WORDS FROM chancrechancrous, adjective
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The macular syphiloderm is a general eruption, showing itself usually six or eight weeks after the appearance of the chancre.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
He had had the chancre for six weeks before applying to me, but had been, he said, ashamed to consult a physician.The Electric Bath|George M. Schweig
If the induration is well marked, the chancre can be palpated through the prepuce, and is tender on pressure.
A primary chancre at the edge of the nail may be mistaken for a whitlow, especially if it is attended with much pain.
The chancre is contagious for several weeks, and few syphilitics escape having some contagious secondary lesions the first year.The Third Great Plague|John H. Stokes