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erythroderma

 [ĕ-rith″ro-der´mah]
abnormal redness of the skin over widespread areas of the body.
congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma a generalized hereditary dermatitis with scaling, occurring in a bullous form (epidermolytic hyperkeratosis) and a nonbullous form (lamellar ichthyosis).
erythroderma desquamati´vum Leiner's disease.
psoriatic erythroderma a generalized psoriasis vulgaris, showing the chemical characteristics of exfoliative dermatitis.

e·ryth·ro·der·ma

(ĕ-rith'rō-der'mă), Do not confuse this word with erythredema.
A nonspecific designation for intense and usually widespread reddening of the skin from dilation of blood vessels, often preceding, or associated with exfoliation.
Synonym(s): erythrodermatitis
[erythro- + G. derma, skin]

erythroderma

/eryth·ro·der·ma/ (-der´mah) abnormal redness of the skin over widespread areas of the body.erythroder´mic
congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma  a generalized hereditary dermatitis with scaling, which occurs in bullous (epidermolytic hyperkeratosis) and nonbullous (lamellar ichthyosis) forms.
erythroderma desquamati´vum  Leiner's disease.
erythroderma psoria´ticum  erythrodermic psoriasis.

erythroderma

[erith′rōdur′mə]
Etymology: Gk, erythros + derma, skin
an abnormal redness of the skin. Compare erythema, rubor.
Reddened skin of any cause
Aetiology Intoxication by boric acid, carbon monoxide, cyanide, atropine, scopolamine

e·ryth·ro·der·ma

, erythrodermia (ĕ-rith'rō-dĕr'mă, -mē'ă)
A nonspecific designation for intense and usually widespread reddening of the skin from dilatation of blood vessels, often preceding, or associated with exfoliation.
Synonym(s): erythrodermatitis.
[erythro- + G. derma, skin]

erythroderma

, erythrodermia (e-rith?ro-der'ma) (e-rith?ro-der'me-a) [? + derma, skin]
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ERYTHRODERMA
Abnormally widespread redness and scaling of the skin, sometimes involving the entire body. This condition may be seen in patients with extensive psoriasis, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, drug reactions, seborrheic or atopic dermatitis, or other conditions. See: illustration Synonym: erythrodermia; exfoliative dermatitis

erythroderma desquamativum

A disease of breast-fed infants. Resembling seborrhea, it is characterized by redness of the skin and development of scales.

erythroderma ichthyosiforme congenitum

The Latin name for congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma.

Erythroderma

An abnormal reddening of the entire skin surface.

erythroderma

intense, widespread skin inflammation and exfoliation

erythroderma

abnormal redness of the skin over widespread areas of the body.

exfoliative erythroderma
reported in a single cow and her calves; believed to be an immune-mediated disorder associated with colostrum.
lymphomatous erythroderma
widespread redness of the skin associated with lymphoma.
maculopapular erythroderma
a reddish eruption composed of maculae and papules.
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Erythroderma may occur in patients with underlying psoriasis after discontinuing, or rapidly tapering, systemic corticosteroids.
Seventeen percent (n = 75) of the consults were considered true emergencies and included drug-induced skin eruptions, erythroderma, and autoimmune bullous disorders.
Observation of lipid vacuoles in neutrophils in peripheral blood smears in patients with ichthyosiform erythroderma is diagnostic (2), (3).
Patients 1 Fixed drug eruption Antimalarial, Fluroquinolones 2 Acneform eruption 7 Systemic Steroids 3 SJ syndrome 6 Isoniazid, phenytoin, Carbamazepine, Septran 4 Melasma 5 Oral contraceptive pills 5 Angioedema 4 Penicillin, Salicylates 6 Erythema 4 Sulfonamides multiformae 7 Urticaria 3 NSAIDs,ACE inhibitors 8 Drug induced 3 Chloroquine Erythroderma 9 Maculopapular 3 Ampicillin, Chloroquine exanthema 10 Pellagrous 3 Isoniazid dermatitis 11 Hypertrichosis 2 Systemic Steroid 12 Stria 2 Systemic Steroid 13 Hyperpigmentation 1 Clofazamine 14 Bullous FDR 1 Metronidazole 15 Phototoxic reaction 1 Hydroxychloroquine
CHILD Sendromu (Congenital Hemidysplasia Ichthyosiform Erythroderma Limb Defects)
Ofuji papuloerythroderma in an elderly woman with atopic erythroderma.
She was diagnosed as having congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma, a condition that affects just one in 300,000 children.
Hypnosis has been found useful to treat a number of skin disorders including acne excoriee, alopecia areata, atopic dermatitis, congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma, dyshidrotic dermatitis, erythromelalgia, furuncles, glossodynia, herpes simplex, hyperhidrosis, ichthyosis vulgaris, lichen planus, neurodermatitis, nummular dermatitis, postherpetic neuralgia, pruritus, psoriasis, rosacea, trichotillomania, urticaria, verruca vulgaris, and vitiligo.
Psoriasis affects around 60,000 people in Wales and its severity can range from a few troublesome areas on the elbows and knees to almost the complete skin - known as erythroderma, that usually needs hospitalisation.
Friedman S, Lindane neurotoxic reaction in nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma.
2) Cutaneous manifestations range from relatively benign exanthematous eruptions to more serious eruptions such as erythroderma or TEN.