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 (ĕg′zăn-thē′mə) also ex·an·them (ĭg-zăn′thəm)
n. pl. ex·an·them·a·ta (-thĕm′ə-tə) or ex·an·the·mas also ex·an·thems
1. A skin eruption accompanying certain infectious diseases.
2. A disease, such as measles or scarlet fever, accompanied by a skin eruption.

[Late Latin exanthēma, from Greek, eruption, from exanthein, to burst forth : ex-, ex- + anthein, to blossom (from anthos, flower).]

ex·an′the·mat′ic (ĭg-zăn′thə-măt′ĭk), ex′an·them′a·tous (ĕg′zăn-thĕm′ə-təs) adj.
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Vaccinia virus (VACV), the prototype virus of the genus Orthopoxvirus, has been associated with exanthematic outbreaks in Asia and South America that affect mainly dairy cattle and rural workers (3,4).
For the performance of analytical determinations of torch and exanthematic serology in the microbiology laboratory.
Detection of exanthematic viruses using a TaqMan real-time PCR assay panel in patients with clinically diagnosed or suspected measles.
This prospective descriptive study on cutaneous adverse drug reactions in 121 cases showed the commonest pattern of drug reaction being exanthematic type followed by urticaria/angioedema and SJS/TEN complex.
The serum samples analyzed in this study were collected during a 10-year-period (1996-2006) from 131 patients with exanthematic disease, 28 of them with arthropathy, attending the Infectious Diseases Department, Antonio Pedro University Hospital, Federal Fluminense University in Niteroi, RJ.
Vaccinia virus (VACV) belongs to family Poxviridae, genus Orthopoxvirus, and is associated with exanthematic and vesicular disease mainly in cattle, but also in man and, possibly in wild and peridomestic rodents (TRINDADE et al.
Increased pro-inflammatory cytokines (TNF[alpha] and IL6) and anti-inflammatory compounds (sTNFRp75 and sTNFRp55) in Brazilian patients during exanthematic dengue fever.