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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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(ɛgˈzæn θəm, ɪg-, ɛkˈsæn-)

an eruptive disease, esp. one attended with fever, as smallpox or measles.
[1650–60; < Late Latin exanthēma < Greek exánthēma skin eruption, literally, flowering]
ex•an`the•mat′ic, ex`an•them′a•tous (-ˈθɛm ə təs) adj.
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Noun1.exanthem - eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease
eruption - symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible
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n. exantema, erupción cutánea secundaria a un síntoma de un virus o enfermedad cócica, por ejemplo, la escarlatina o el sarampión;
epidemic ______ epidémico;
___ subitum___ súbito;
keratoid ______ queratoideo.
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* Pityriasis rosea is a viral exanthem that may be associated with constitutional symptoms and often presents initially with a herald patch progressing to a classic "Christmas tree" distribution with a fine collarette of scale.
The type of exanthem most commonly described in our study and others was maculopapular rash (28).
Rubella is a mild viral illness characterized by exanthem and posterior cervical lymphadenopathy.
This viral exanthem is endemic to Africa, Asia, and the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean.
Erythema infectiosum, also known as fifth disease, is a viral exanthem linked to parvovirus B19.
The adverse effects of QT and RT are related to their cytotoxic activities against noncancerous cells of the body [2, 3], resulting in anatomical and functional conditions such as dysphagia, vomiting, diarrhoea, malnutrition, arthralgia, exanthem, cardiac toxicity, renal toxicity, alopecia, haemorrhage, anaemia, and myelosuppression [4].
Skin biopsy (with direct immunofluorescence if blisters present) and FBC may reveal eosinophilic infiltrate and eosinophilia, respectively, supporting the diagnosis of drug exanthem. Tissue reactions are most commonly spongiotic or lichenoid in nature.
The major histological differential diagnoses were impetiginized spongiotic dermatitis, pityriasis lichenoides, and viral exanthem. Periodic acid-Schiff stain was negative in all specimens.
Acute peripheral facial palsy may develop five days before to sixteen days after appearance of exanthem.2 This peripheral neuropathy can be isolated or bilateral and can have different degrees of functional impairment.4 The two possible mechanisms for peripheral facial palsy in varicella are: direct nerve lesion due to direct viral toxicity or nerve damage associated with immunologically mediated inflammatory response.
Suspected cases were identified among persons having [greater than or equal to] 1 admission diagnosis of "Zika," dengue, chikungunya, viral exanthem, acute fever, or "rash." During January-July 2016, among a total population of 55,502 persons, 756 suspected cases were identified for an overall incidence of 13.6 per 1,000 persons.
The main cutaneous toxicities of amiodarone include a drug exanthem, photosensitivity and hyperpigmentation.
Scarlet fever is a syndrome characterised by exudative pharyngitis, fever and bright-red exanthem. It is caused by toxin-producing Group A [beta]-haemolytic streptococcus.