What does aleppo boil or aleppo button or aleppo evil mean?
The definition of aleppo boil and aleppo button and aleppo evil
A*lep”po boil, button, or evil. (Med.)
A chronic skin affection terminating in an ulcer, most commonly of the face. It is endemic along the Mediterranean, and is probably due to a specific bacillus. Called also Aleppo ulcer, Biskara boil, Delhi boil, Oriental sore, etc.