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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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The lesions present as erythematous to violaceous macules, papules, or nodules that in severe cases may blister and ulcerate.
On skin examination, she has several erythematous, crusted scaly plaques with double ring of scale on the nose, ears, neck, upper chest, and few on the abdomen.
The patient developed multiple non-pruritic exanthematous erythematous lesions in the lower limbs on the third day after initial symptoms (Figure 2).
The majority of the physical examination was normal; however, there was erythematous desquamation around the umbilical stump and genitalia with no vesicles noted.
We are describing a case of a 23-year-old male, presented in the Dermatology department of Mayo Hospital, with a ten year history of multiple erythematous papules and nodules that started from his chest region, just below his left nipple.
The researchers found that the vaper airways appeared friable and erythematous on visual inspection by bronchoscopy.
Examination revealed findings of extensive raised, erythematous, hyperkeratotic, macerated lesions throughout the vulva.
On examination, child was vitally stable, mildly icteric and had multiple erythematous large bullous blackish lesions on scalp, lower abdomen, perineum, back and soles.
Systemic lupus erythematous is autoimmune disease lead to tissue damage due to inflammation (Lourenco.
A 63-year-old female came for consultation presenting with an erythematous violaceous plaque on the right index finger that had started 7 days previously.
We report a 2week-old male infant with congenital syphilis whose cutaneous manifestations included diffuse, erythematous keratoderma with desquamation and fissures on his hands and feet, multiple linear scaly fissures at the angles of his mouth, and long and thick fingernails and toenails.