erythroderma desquamativum


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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 des·qua·ma·ti·'vum

severe, extensive seborrheic dermatitis with exfoliative dermatitis, generalized lymphadenopathy, and diarrhea in the newborn; frequently occurs in undernourished, cachectic children.
Synonym(s): Leiner disease

erythroderma desquamativum

e·ryth·ro·der·ma des·qua·ma·ti·vum

(ĕ-rith'rō-dĕr'mă des-kwah'mă-tī'vŭm)
Severe, extensive seborrheic dermatitis with exfoliative dermatitis, generalized lymphadenopathy, and diarrhea in the newborn; frequently occurs in undernourished, cachectic children.
Synonym(s): Leiner disease.

Leiner,

Karl, Austrian pediatrician, 1871-1930.
Leiner disease - severe, extensive seborrheic dermatitis with exfoliative dermatitis, generalized lymphadenopathy, and diarrhea in the newborn. Synonym(s): erythroderma desquamativum