eczema vaccinatum

[ văk′sə-nātəm ]

n.

A form of generalized vaccinia supervening upon an existing atopic dermatitis and accompanied by a high fever, malaise, and enlargement of the lymph nodes.

Nearby words

  1. emelina,
  2. emeline,
  3. emend,
  4. emendate,
  5. emendation,
  6. emerald cut,
  7. emerald green,
  8. emerald isle,
  9. emerald moth,
  10. emerge


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