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Fruit and food eponyms in dermatology.

Jindal N, Jindal P, Kumar J, Gupta S, Jain VK - Indian J Dermatol (2015 Mar-Apr)

Bottom Line: Each one is trying his best to make this cumbersome subject comparatively more acceptable and convenient.The present paper is an attempt to further simplify the subject by correlating difficult conditions with commonly used and seen things such as fruit and food.A total of 45 dermatological conditions were found to be based on fruit and food eponyms.

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Affiliation: Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Pt. BDS PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India.

ABSTRACT
Dermatology world is brimming with myriad of interesting clinical conditions, signs and syndromes. It is infinite, which has systemic clinical connotations too. Complicated pronunciations of diagnosis have always placed residents in an intricate state. Each one is trying his best to make this cumbersome subject comparatively more acceptable and convenient. The present paper is an attempt to further simplify the subject by correlating difficult conditions with commonly used and seen things such as fruit and food. A total of 45 dermatological conditions were found to be based on fruit and food eponyms. For example, strawberries can remind us of strawberry gums of Wegener's granulomatosis and strawberry nevus.

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Figure 6: Strawberry nevus

Mentions: Strawberry hemangioma/strawberry nevus: Another name for infantile hemangioma[1] [Figure 6].


Fruit and food eponyms in dermatology.

Jindal N, Jindal P, Kumar J, Gupta S, Jain VK - Indian J Dermatol (2015 Mar-Apr)

Strawberry nevus
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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Figure 6: Strawberry nevus
Mentions: Strawberry hemangioma/strawberry nevus: Another name for infantile hemangioma[1] [Figure 6].

Bottom Line: Each one is trying his best to make this cumbersome subject comparatively more acceptable and convenient.The present paper is an attempt to further simplify the subject by correlating difficult conditions with commonly used and seen things such as fruit and food.A total of 45 dermatological conditions were found to be based on fruit and food eponyms.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Pt. BDS PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India.

ABSTRACT
Dermatology world is brimming with myriad of interesting clinical conditions, signs and syndromes. It is infinite, which has systemic clinical connotations too. Complicated pronunciations of diagnosis have always placed residents in an intricate state. Each one is trying his best to make this cumbersome subject comparatively more acceptable and convenient. The present paper is an attempt to further simplify the subject by correlating difficult conditions with commonly used and seen things such as fruit and food. A total of 45 dermatological conditions were found to be based on fruit and food eponyms. For example, strawberries can remind us of strawberry gums of Wegener's granulomatosis and strawberry nevus.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus