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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Along with the most common cutaneous adverse effect skin rash, severe cutaneous reactions such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome, acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, toxic epidermal necrolysis, and erythema multiforme are also observed.
[3] Both these terms are covered under Erythema Multiforme spectrum of diseases.
A differential diagnosis for serum sickness-like reaction includes viral exanthema, erythema multiforme, and urticaria.
Erythema multiforme is a major concern for patients with anticonvulsant hypersensitivity, said Dr.
* Blistering erythema multiforme. Also known as Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis, this condition can be a hypersensitive allergic reaction to an infection or recurring herpes simplex virus, according to Dr.
The necrotic lesions of the brown recluse spider bite can mimic other diseases, including erythema chronicum migrans, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, Lyell's syndrome (toxic epidermal necrolysis), erythema nodosum, erythema multiforme, herpes simplex infection, purpura fulminans, diabetic ulcer, bedsore, poison oak and poison ivy reactions, gonococcal arthritic dermatitis, urticaria, pyoderma, and cellulitis.
During May 10-June 20, one case of suspected generalized vaccinia was reported; no cases of eczema vaccinatum, erythema multiforme major, fetal vaccinia, or progressive vaccinia were reported (Table 1).
Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis (AIPD) is a rare autoimmune response to endogenous progesterone, characterized by cyclic cutaneous and mucosal lesions at the end of the luteal phase with varied type of skin lesions include urticaria, angioedema, erythema multiforme, eczema, folliculitis, papulovesicular eruptions, fixed drug eruption, purpura, or vulvovaginal pruritus and anaphylaxis.
These severe cases come in three main presentations, resembling either erythema multiforme, chicken pox, or eczema herpeticum.
When we consider the association of this microbe with some immunological conditions such as erythema multiforme and reactive arthritis, it may not be irrational to consider it among the microbial etiological causes of EN [26,27].
We excluded all other factors that may have caused erythema multiforme and the patient was hospitalized, having been referred to us for the second time presenting with the same problem caused twice by the same drink.