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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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On skin examination, he had three erythematous, edematous, annular plaques on the right axilla, right shin, and groin.
Physical examination revealed an erythematous and friable nipple with loss of protrusion (FIGURE 1).
Medical records showed that Justice Cornejo had been diagnosed with 'acute cerebrovascular disease in bilateral cerebral and cerebellar hemispheres, controlled hypertension, systemic lupus erythematous, pancytopenia, colon cancer stage III s/p left hemicolectomy, and acute kidney injury secondary to poor oral intake.
Physical examination revealed multiple erythematous, annular plaques of varying sizes distributed on the upper chest, arms and trunk (Figure 1).
To the Editor: A 23-year-old otherwise healthy male presented with diffuse, erythematous, nonpruritic papules on the trunk and extremities, which gradually developed over 1 month [Figure 1]a and [Figure 1]b.
Physical examination was notable for erythematous oral mucosa with desquamating lesions of the posterior pharyngeal wall that were temporarily responsive to steroid treatment.
ZIKA PRESENTED IN A YOUNG, pregnant Florida woman as erythematous follicular macules and papules on the trunk and arms, scattered tender pink papules on the palms, and a few petechiae on the hard palate, according to report published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
It is one of the necrolytic erythemas that presents with itchy well-defined, dusky, erythematous to violaceous papules and plaques on acral areas.
The symptoms include prodromal fever, conjunctivitis, coryza, cough, and small spots with white or bluish-white centres on an erythematous base on the buccal mucosa.
The clinical characteristics of KD include prolonged and unexplained fever lasting for more than 5 days, in addition to diffuse mucosal inflammation, bilateral nonpurulent conjunctivitis, dysmorphic erythematous skin rashes, indurative angioedema over the hands and feet, and cervical lymphadenopathy.
Erythematous macular eruptions well developed were seen all over the body.
A 51-year-old woman presented with a 5-month history of slowly spreading erythematous rash and complaint of pruritus.