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heliotrope

(hēl-ē-ō-trōp'),
A violaceous to dusky erythematous rash, with or without edema, in a symmetric distribution involving periorbital skin. It is a common cutaneous manifestation of dermatomyositis and is also noted in about 5% of cases of systemic lupus erythematosus.

heliotrope

A faint purple or pink-purple skin color; e.g., the color of rashes seen in patients with dermatomyositis.

heliotrope

heliotropiumeuropaeum.
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It is now a riot of colour, with fuschias, geraniums and begonias competing for space with daisies, sweet peas and heliotropes.