erythroderma


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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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Observation of lipid vacuoles in neutrophils in peripheral blood smears in patients with ichthyosiform erythroderma is diagnostic (2), (3).
9) The eruption is often urticaria-like and maculopapular, but vesicles, pustules, cheilitis, purpura, targetoid lesions and erythroderma have been reported.
Sheth N, Greenblatt D, McGrath JA: New KRT10 gene mutation underlying the annular variant of bullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma with clinical worsening during pregnancy.
pylori test was positive in 65% of both patients with chronic urticaria and cutaneous pruritus, 73% of those with nummular dermatitis, 85% of patients with prurigo chronica multiformis, and 100% of those with erythroderma.
In contrast, patients with SS have generalized erythroderma, and circulating SS/MF cells are frequently present.
2] In adults, erythroderma is a rare manifestation of AD.
Erythroderma, arthropathy, localized and generalized forms of pustular psoriasis are quite rare in contrast to guttat psoriasis.
Skin lesions in severely ill patients associated with specific aetiological agents Skin lesion Clinical Pathogen associations Petichae and/or purpura Meningitis Neisseria meningitides Tick bite Tick bite fever, Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever Dog bite Capnocytophaga canimorsus Ecthyma gangrenosum Neutropenia Pseudomonas aeruginosa (bullous with central haemorrhage/necrosis) Generalised erythroderma Toxic shock Staphylococcus aureus syndrome or Streptococcus pyogenes
The working diagnosis was Sezary syndrome with erythroderma.
More advanced cutaneous lesions consist of tumors (Figure 2) and a generalized exfoliative erythroderma (Figure 3).
The malignant T-cells involve the skin, causing plaques, patches, erythroderma and/or tumors and can involve other organs, including the blood, lymph nodes and viscera.