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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Typical signs of the disease are skin lesions termed herpes iris. Taurine is an organic compound used in energy drinks and food that can cause many forms of hypersensitivity reactions, and one of these is erythema exsudativum multiforme.
Typical signs of the disease are skin lesions termed herpes iris. The severity of the disease varies and in some cases may also involve the mucosa, in which case one should consider the major form of the disease or Stevens--Johnson syndrome (2, 3, 10).
The typical skin sign is herpes iris, or target lesions with a red to reddish-blue color.