erythema multiforme

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Related to erythema multiforme: Erythema migrans, erythema marginatum, erythema multiforme major
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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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n. eritema multiforme, infección solar polimorfa nodular.
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The working differential diagnosis included bullous erythema multiforme, bullous staphylococcal infection, pemphigus vulgaris, and Sweet syndrome.
5) The presence of a diffuse maculopapular rash, erythema nodosum, or erythema multiforme may help point to the specific diagnosis of coccidioidomycosis.
Evidence supporting an immune phenomenon includes the dramatic response to steroids and similarities with hypersensitivity reactions like erythema nodosum and erythema multiforme (3).
These encompassed thrombophlebitis, pulmonary embolism, a unique migratory arthropathy, various allergies and skin eruptions (erythema nodosum, erythema multiforme, systemic mastocytosis), severe infections, metabolic abnormalities, multiple sclerosis, scleroderma, and kidney stones.
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If a severe skin rash develops such as erythema multiforme bullosa or toxic epidermal necrolysis, PROCYSBI should be discontinued.
1 for erythema multiforme and related conditions after initiation of allopurinol.
Erythema multiforme (EM) is a mucocutaneous disease characterized by the typical target-like erythematous papules and plaques especially localized on the acral regions.
1] Unexpected side effects of TNF antagonists increasingly reported in the literature are cutaneous adverse reactions which include skin rash, urticaria, hyperhidrosis, seborrheic dermatitis, alopecia, rosacea injection site reactions, non-melanoma skin cancer, lupus-like syndrome, erythema multiforme, Steven's Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis or psoriatic skin lesions.
Similar histologic findings of skin rash biopsies can also be seen in erythema multiforme or drug-induced skin reactions (especially toxic epidermal necrolysis).
Once scabies is ruled out, a dermatologist's differential should include pemphigoid gestationis, atopic eruption of pregnancy, contact dermatitis, drug eruption, erythema multiforme, and pityriasis rosea, she said.