Definition of Delhi boil
1. Noun. Leishmaniasis of the skin; characterized by ulcerative skin lesions.
Generic synonyms: Kala Azar, Leishmaniasis, Leishmaniosis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Delhi Boil
Literary usage of Delhi boil
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Treatise on Diseases of the Skin: For the Use of Advanced Students and by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1905)
"Mouth lesions and moist papules about the anus and genitalia usually require attention, similar to that in adults. Delhi boil. Synonyms. ..."
2. Skin Diseases: Their Description, Pathology, Diagnosis, and Treatment by Tilbury Fox (1875)
"The Aleppo evil, Biskra bouton, and Delhi boil will be noticed under this head ... Delhi boil. The attention of Indian medical officers has been frequently ..."
3. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin by Louis Adolphus Duhring (1877)
"Under the names of ALEPPO BOUTON, BOIL, or EVIL, Delhi boil, and BISKRA BOUTON, certain diseases resembling one another have from time to time been ..."
4. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin by John Vietch Shoemaker (1901)
"Delhi boil, ALEPPO EVIL, AND BISKRA BOUTON.—The above three diseases occur endemically in India, Aleppo, Algeria, and other foreign countries. ..."
5. A Practical Treatise on Diseases of the Skin, for the Use of Students and by James Nevins Hyde (1893)
"In the latter event, it is common in this country to administer as remedial agents, alcoholic stimulants as freely as they can be ingested. [D.] Delhi boil ..."