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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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Maculopapular exanthema, as the most frequent ADR to antiepileptic drugs such as carbamazepine or lamotrigine, is well recognized among physicians, especially severe cutaneous reactions such as SJS or TEN (3, 4, 7).
Signs--normal physical examination, abnormal pulmonary auscultation, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, jaundice, choluria, acholia, exanthema or purpuric rash, lymphadenopathies, neurological disturbances, meningeal signs, psychiatric disturbances.
Hypersensitivity reactions to carbamazepine include macu-lopapular exanthema (also known as the DRESS syndrome [drug reaction with eosinophil-ia and systemic symptoms]), the hypersensitivity syndrome, SJS, and TEN.
Kawasaki disease (KD), is an acute febrile multisystem vasculitic syndrome characterized by fever, bilateral non-exudative conjunctivitis, erythema of lips and oral mucosa, cervical lymphadenopathy, changes in extremities and polymorphous exanthema (1).
Additional disorders in the PUPPP differential are atopic dermatitis, superficial urticarial allergic eruption, viral exanthema, and contact or irritant dermatitis.
A number of case reports illustrate the varied clinical presentation, with Kawasaki-like illness, prominent exanthema and even disseminated intravascular coagulation being seen.
Patients with an exanthema grade [greater than or equal to] 2 had a median survival of 10.
Likewise, clinical picture of spotted fever in three patients with history of fever, exanthema and involvement of the central nervous system, caused by R.
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.
6%) (1 meningitis, 1 cystitis, 1 gastroenteritis, 1 lymphadenitis, 3 measles, and 8 common viral diseases such as exanthema subitum or erythema infectiosum) of the 175 children.