erythroderma

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Related to exfoliative erythroderma: exfoliative dermatitis
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Noun1.erythroderma - any skin disorder involving abnormal redness
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
erythema - abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation)
flare - reddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation
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A skin biopsy is done occasionally and may be useful in an adult with generalised exfoliative erythroderma in order to differentiate it from other causes of erythroderma.
PRP is characterized by small follicular papules that coalesce into orange, scaly plaques, palmoplantar keratoderma, diffuse scaling of the scalp, and frequent progression to exfoliative erythroderma with characteristic islands of normal skin.
The etiology of the patient's exfoliative erythroderma remains unclear, with psoriasis or atopic dermatitis as the most likely cause.