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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Whitlow" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Whitlow
A whitlow or felon is an infection of the tip of the finger. which somewhat resembles acral lentiginous melanoma. The terms whitlow and felon are also sometimes misapplied to paronychia, which is an infection of the tissue at the side or base of the nail. Felon presents with a throbbing-like pain, clinically. - See link

 

Whitlow in Spanish is Panadizo
Panadizo es una inflamación aguda y flemonosa de las partes blandas de los dedos de pies y manos, siendo los más frecuentemente afectados el pulgar, el índice y el medio. - See link

 

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Definition of Whitlow in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Whitlow in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Whitlow - See link.
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