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circinate

[′sərs·ən‚āt]
(biology)
Having the form of a flat coil with the apex at the center.
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Another shape of ulcer that was not seen in STU was annular shaped ulcers, which was seen in one case of circinate balanitis, a non-STU.
These annular or rosette-like lesions have an outer expanding edge with a trailing circinate peel and central lamellar scale.
Adjacent hard exudates or drusen are other features to help distinguish exudative AMD from diabetic retinopathy; in particular the location of these can provide clues to the diagnosis, since exudates arising from diabetes tend to be more circinate in nature, located in the peripheral macula.
worse, circinate maculopathy and hard exudates within 1 disc diameter from the centre of the fovea) occurred in l89cases (8.
2) The characteristic appearance of Benign migratory glossitis is that they occur as multifocal, circinate, erythematous patches surrounded by white serpiginous lines on the dorsum of the tongue.
A physical exam revealed circinate, scaly, and erythematous plaques covering his entire scalp (FIGURE 1).