herpes iris


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herpes iris

(1) Erythema multiforme, see there. 
(2) Erythema iris, see there.

er·y·the·ma i·ris

(er'i-thē'mă ī'ris)
Concentric rings of erythema varying in intensity, characteristic of erythema multiforme.
Synonym(s): herpes iris (1) .

er·y·the·ma mul·ti·for·me

(er'i-thē'mă mŭl-ti-fōr'mē)
An acute eruption of macules, papules, or subdermal vesicles presenting a multiform appearance, the characteristic lesion being the target or iris form of lesion over the dorsal aspect of the hands and forearms; its origin may be allergic, seasonal, or from drug sensitivity, and the eruption, although usually self limited, may be recurrent or may run a severe course, sometimes with fatal termination (Stevens-Johnson syndrome).
Synonym(s): herpes iris (2) .