erythema multiforme


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Noun1.erythema multiforme - a red rash caused by hypersensitivity to a drug or disease or other allergen
erythema - abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation)
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er·y·the·ma mul·ti·for·me

n. eritema multiforme, infección solar polimorfa nodular.
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I learned the difference between erythema multiforme major and mycoplasma-induced rash with mucositis, and I reassured a family that their hospitalized 9-year-old was going to be just fine.
These severe cases come in three main presentations, resembling either erythema multiforme, chicken pox, or eczema herpeticum.
Clinical classification of cases of toxic epidermal necrolysis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and erythema multiforme.
Other findings include tenderness/edema of hands and feet, hyperpigmented macules over the nose and cheeks, fixed drug eruptions, erythema nodosum, erythema multiforme, generalized urticarial eruptions, and flare up of pre-existing psoriasis and lichen planus (7).
The dermatologist's differential diagnosis was LABD, followed by bullous erythema multiforme.
The common morphologic patterns observed during various studies are exanthematous rashes, urticarial rashes, fixed drug eruption and erythema multiforme.
Erythema multiforme, lichenoid eruption, acneiform eruption and photosensitivity was seen in 2 patients each.
Erythema multiforme (EM) is an acute and usually self-limited immune-mediated mucocutaneous disorder that is a hypersensitivity reaction to drugs, infections, and vaccines.
The clinical exam was consistent with the diagnosis of erythema multiforme (EM).
Erythema multiforme (EM) was the presenting cutaneous feature in two patients, with young age (43 days old), macular rash and meningitis in the third patient.
The differentiation between erythema multiforme and acute exanthema with target lesions occasionally may just be done by histopathological study, with the presence of necrotic keratinocytes diagnostic for erythema multiforme (16,39).
1) Other atypical manifestations reported previously include verrucous lepromatous leprosy, leprosy presenting initially with myositis followed by skin lesions and lymphadenopathy and leprosy presenting as erythema multiforme like Type 2 reaction.