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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.
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e·ryth·ro·der·ma

(ĕ-rith'rō-der'mă), Do not confuse this word with erythredema.
A nonspecific designation for intense and usually widespread reddening of the skin from dilation of blood vessels, often preceding, or associated with exfoliation.
Synonym(s): erythrodermatitis
[erythro- + G. derma, skin]
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Reddened skin of any cause
Aetiology Intoxication by boric acid, carbon monoxide, cyanide, atropine, scopolamine
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e·ryth·ro·der·ma

, erythrodermia (ĕ-rith'rō-dĕr'mă, -mē'ă)
A nonspecific designation for intense and usually widespread reddening of the skin from dilatation of blood vessels, often preceding, or associated with exfoliation.
Synonym(s): erythrodermatitis.
[erythro- + G. derma, skin]
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erythroderma

, erythrodermia (e-rith?ro-der'ma) (e-rith?ro-der'me-a) [? + derma, skin]
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ERYTHRODERMA
Abnormally widespread redness and scaling of the skin, sometimes involving the entire body. This condition may be seen in patients with extensive psoriasis, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, drug reactions, seborrheic or atopic dermatitis, or other conditions. See: illustration Synonym: erythrodermia; exfoliative dermatitis

erythroderma desquamativum

A disease of breast-fed infants. Resembling seborrhea, it is characterized by redness of the skin and development of scales.

erythroderma ichthyosiforme congenitum

The Latin name for congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma.
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Erythroderma

An abnormal reddening of the entire skin surface.
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