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2008-09-23 03:00:09

By Bielan, Barbara The "What's Your Assessment?" series includes a short case presentation and differential diagnosis. It is followed by a discussion of the disease or condition and the rationale used in each step of the assessment. History This 44-year-old female presented to the dermatology clinic with a diffuse dermatitis on her trunk and upper arms for approximately 3 months. The lesions are slightly pruritic but otherwise asymptomatic. She is concerned because most lesions started...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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