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exanthem

 [eg-zan´them]
1. a skin eruption or rash.
2. a disease in which skin eruptions or rashes are a prominent manifestation.
exanthem su´bitum roseola infantum.

ex·an·the·ma

(ek'zan-thē'mă), Avoid the mispronunciation exan'thema.
A skin eruption occurring as a symptom of an acute viral or coccal disease, as in scarlet fever or measles.
Synonym(s): exanthem
[G. efflorescence, an eruption, fr. anthos, flower]

exanthema

/ex·an·the·ma/ (eg″zan-the´mah) pl. exanthemas, exanthem´ata   [Gr.] exanthem.
exanthema su´bitum  an acute but mild viral disease of children, with high fever for about 3 days, followed by a rash on the trunk; caused by human herpesvirus 6.

exanthema

(ĕg′zăn-thē′mə) also

exanthem

(ĭg-zăn′thəm)
n. pl. exan·themata (-thĕm′ə-tə) or exan·themas also exan·thems
1. A skin eruption accompanying certain infectious diseases.
2. A disease, such as measles or scarlet fever, accompanied by a skin eruption.

ex·an′the·mat′ic (ĭg-zăn′thə-măt′ĭk), ex′an·them′a·tous (ĕg′zăn-thĕm′ə-təs) adj.

ex·an·the·ma

(eg-zanthĕ-mă)
A skin eruption occurring as a symptom of an acute viral or coccal disease, as in scarlet fever or measles.
Compare: enanthem, enanthema
Synonym(s): exanthem.
[G. efflorescence, an eruption, fr. anthos, flower]

ex·an·the·ma

(eg-zanthĕ-mă)
Skin eruption occurring as a symptom of an acute viral or coccal disease.
[G. efflorescence, an eruption, fr. anthos, flower]

exanthema

pl. exanthemata [Gr.] see exanthem. See also vesicular exanthema of swine, coital exanthema.

Patient discussion about exanthema

Q. What is the cause of my head rash? I have a rash on my head. It is red and itchy, what could it be from?

A. A head rash can be caused from lots of different things. I found a website that helps you diagnose it with charts:
http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/tools/symptom/545.html

Q. What do I do with this horrible Diaper Rash?? I have no idea what is up with my daughters diaper rash, she is a year old and I do everything to keep this rash from coming, but it comes back! All week I have let her run without a diaper on trying to let it air out as much as possible, (thank god for carpet shampooers).Is there any secret that someone has to getting rid of this rash?

A. My own daughter was yeasty from whatever they do to newborns in the hospital and I battled it ever day until I started taking garlic gel tabs. Because I breasfed her she got all the benefits of it and her bottom cleared right up.
Probiotics can help, yogurt, kefir and the like. Super Salve from supersalve.com is amazing in its healing abilities. Avoid processed foods and especially sugars.

Q. Doyou know if the Plant Yarrow give a RASH?

A. ThanksTerrany and Henry for your answers. I do need more information concerning skin contact with Yarrow.MRaye

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Patients can present with diffuse exanthema, and other systemic abnormalities are common.
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Rickettsial diseases can be easily confused with a variety of viral (measles, enteroviral exanthema, dengue and infectious mononucleosis), protozoal (malaria), bacterial (meningococcemia, typhoid, leptospirosis, toxic shock syndrome, scarlet fever, etc), collagen vascular (Kawasaki disease, other vasculitis) diseases, and adverse drug reactions.
Cytotoxic Diagnostic Assays Are Effective In Drug-induced Maculopapular Exanthema.
ELISA-VIDITEST and IF-VIDITEST anti-HHV-6 kits are intended for serological diagnosis of diseases associated with HHV-6 infection, such as exanthema subitum, acute respiratory illnesses, diarrhoea with fever and febrile seizures in infants, heterophile antibody-negative infectious mononucleosis in children, also interstitial pneumonia, encephalitis, meningitis, hepatitis, and aplastic anemia in immunodeficient patients.
Devise corrective measures for pipeline projects by understanding Exanthema pipeline depth and focus of Indication therapeutics.
Detection of vesicular exanthema of swine-like calicivirus in tissues from a naturally infected spontaneously aborted bovine fetus.
The following adverse events were observed: short-time erythema and wheal at the site of previous subcutaneous mistletoe application (n = 9), generalised exanthema (n = 4; same patient, starting 2 days after application and lasting during the following 3 applications, then spontaneously disappearing in spite of continued intravenous mistletoe application), feeling febrile without risen temperature (n = 9), increase of temperature and headache (<38.
The only rare side effect from hydroxocobalamin is an acneiform exanthema, particularly in women.
The generalized systemic symptoms such as fever, malaise, pruritus and exanthema are common, while hemolysis , intravascular coagulation , thrombocytopenia and renal failure happen in approximately 16% of the victims [103].
Preleukemic hypoplastic state of the marrow may have aggravated the neutropenia that can occur with severe viral exanthema.
Furthermore, the superimposed frank suppurative inflammation occurring in case 2 reiterates the need for an initial surgical approach in all measles patients with lower quadrant abdominal pain, irrespective of the presence of exanthema.