erythema


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Related to erythema: erythema infectiosum, erythema multiforme, erythema nodosum, erythema marginatum
  • noun

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abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation)

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Rosacea is a chronic, inflammatory and vascular disorder affecting the face, with facial erythema (redness) being a prominent characteristic.
Although the palms and soles are most frequently affected, in some cases an annular erythema is noted involving the dorsum of the hands and forearms as well as the lower extremities including the buttocks.
I think that's a very important breakthrough considering what we tell patients now for erythema, which is to avoid their triggers (sun exposure, hot spicy foods, hot liquid) or to consider laser therapy, which is not an option for many patients because of the insurance issue," she said.
Cultivation of Borrelia burgdorferi from erythema migrans lesions and perilesional skin.
Erythema nodosum and erythema induratum (nodular vasculitis): diagnosis and management.
Ayangco L, Rogers RS 3rd: Oral manifestations of erythema multiforme.
Erythema is ' reddening' of the skin because of inflammatory or immunologic processes.
The next step with erythema nodosum was to try to figure out why Jeanette was suffering from the condition.
Pregnancy as a possible etiologic factor in erythema annulare centrifugum.
Exit site erythema, edema, exudate, and general quality of wound healing were graded during monthly follow-up using a visual analog scale [worse (0) to better (10), relative to cuffed tunnelled catheter (5)].
In both groups, the average time to onset of erythema was about 13 days, with a median of 12 days in the control group and 13 days in the experimental cohort.
Erythema nodosum is usually characterized by abruptly developing, painful, erythematous nodules on the front side of the tibia.
Studies have shown that carotenoids, when given as dietary supplements, are very effective photoprotectants against UV light induced erythema.
Objective: Determine whether women with prior dermatologist-assessed vulvar erythema exhibited greater irritation to sanitary pads, and whether such women considered their skin to be sensitive, based on self-reported reactions to products used on the face or genitalia.