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- another term for chancroid
- ‘A good rule to follow is to remember that every soft sore or chancroid may conceal a chancre and be on the look out.’
- ‘In January a marked improvement in the results of treatment of soft sore was brought about by daily examinations and frequent changes in the antiseptics used.’
- ‘Chancroid, also known as soft chancre or soft sore, is caused by a bacterium.’
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