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Redness of the skin caused by dilatation and congestion of the capillaries, often a sign of inflammation or infection.

[Greek eruthēma, from eruthainein, to redden, be red, from eruthros, red; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.]

er′y·them′a·tous (-thĕm′ə-təs, -thē′mə-), er′y·the·mat′ic (-măt′ĭk), er′y·the′mic adj.
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Adj.1.erythematous - relating to or characterized by erythema
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RND typically manifests as symmetric erythematous papules, plaques, or, rarely, vesicles and bullae and tends to occur in patients with severe rheumatoid factor-positive RA.
1 In the majority of cases psoriasis presents with disfiguring, scaling and erythematous plaques on the skin.
It presents as erythematous plaques due to the infiltration of inflammatory cells and increased proliferation of keritinocytes.
In addition, erythematous papules and macules were noted on his face, neck, and extremities.
Mucositis and stomatitis are inflammation of the oral cavity, normally accompanied by erythematous lesions and sometimes by ulcerative lesions that are particularly painful, making chewing and swallowing difficult.
On day 5 after symptom onset, the man noticed a scattered papular erythematous rash on the anterior chest wall.
A cystoscopy performed at that time revealed a small erythematous area in the posterior bladder wall.
The face is usually spared, although the cheeks may be erythematous with pallor around the mouth.
The spectrum of idiopathic ultraviolet-induced dermatoses includes the most severe variant, polymorphous light eruption (PMLE), in which erythematous papules, papulovesicles, and plaques form from a delayed type IV hypersensitivity reaction to the sun.
A diagnosis of incomplete Kawasaki disease was made in a 10-month-old female infant on the basis of fever, widespread erythematous rash of both lower extremities, swelling in both hands and feet (Fig.
On day 17 of PIP/TAZ therapy, while fever and neutropenia were still persisting, an ulcerated erythematous lesion with a necrotic center was detected on the patient's right hip, and there were smaller acneiform, erythematous nodular lesions on the left side of the abdominal wall, the left hip, the forearm, and the axilla (Figures 1 and 2).
CTCL patients typically present with skin symptoms and lesions, including follicular papules, erythematous patches, elevated plaques, alopecia, pendulous slack skin, pustular lesions and subcutaneous nodules.