noun Veterinary Pathology.
Origin of ecthyma
Related formsec·thym·a·tous [ek-thim-uh-tuh s, -thahy-muh-] /ɛkˈθɪm ə təs, -ˈθaɪ mə-/, adjective
Examples from the Web for ecthyma
Yet these cases were discriminated from smallpox; they were diagnosed, and have been recorded, as an epidemic of ecthyma.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton
In ecthyma the pustules are generally of the size of a split pea, and surrounded at their base by a broad halo of redness.
How would you differentiate the large flat-pustular syphiloderm from ecthyma?Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon