(Of a skin lesion or ulcerated region) having a wavy margin.
More example sentences
- Urticaria may present with serpiginous lesions.
- Volar aspects of the wrists contained multiple serpiginous scaling lesions.
- Granuloma annulare may present as a serpiginous, hyperpigmented skin discoloration, but the skin lesions would be raised papules, not just macular skin changes as in this case.
late Middle English: from medieval Latin serpigo, serpigin- 'ringworm' (from Latin serpere 'to creep') + -ous.
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