Redness of the skin produced by congestion of the capillaries. This condition may result from a variety of causes.
An erythematous eruption commonly associated with drug reactions or infection and characterized by inflammatory nodules that are usually tender, multiple, and bilateral. These nodules are located predominantly on the shins with less common occurrence on the thighs and forearms. They undergo characteristic color changes ending in temporary bruise-like areas. This condition usually subsides in 3-6 weeks without scarring or atrophy.
An idiopathic disorder characterized by the loss of filiform papillae leaving reddened areas of circinate macules bound by a white band. The lesions heal, then others erupt.
An infectious disease caused by a spirochete, BORRELIA BURGDORFERI, which is transmitted chiefly by Ixodes dammini (see IXODES) and pacificus ticks in the United States and Ixodes ricinis (see IXODES) in Europe. It is a disease with early and late cutaneous manifestations plus involvement of the nervous system, heart, eye, and joints in variable combinations. The disease was formerly known as Lyme arthritis and first discovered at Old Lyme, Connecticut.
A chronic communicable infection which is a principal or polar form of LEPROSY. This disorder is caused by MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE and produces diffuse granulomatous skin lesions in the form of nodules, macules, or papules. The peripheral nerves are involved symmetrically and neural sequelae occur in the advanced stage.
The outer covering of the body that protects it from the environment. It is composed of the DERMIS and the EPIDERMIS.
A cutaneous disorder primarily of convexities of the central part of the FACE, such as FOREHEAD; CHEEK; NOSE; and CHIN. It is characterized by FLUSHING; ERYTHEMA; EDEMA; RHINOPHYMA; papules; and ocular symptoms. It may occur at any age but typically after age 30. There are various subtypes of rosacea: erythematotelangiectatic, papulopustular, phymatous, and ocular (National Rosacea Society's Expert Committee on the Classification and Staging of Rosacea, J Am Acad Dermatol 2002; 46:584-7).
Inflammation involving the skin of the extremities, especially the hands and feet. Several forms are known, some idiopathic and some hereditary. The infantile form is called Gianotti-Crosti syndrome.
Excessive pigmentation of the skin, usually as a result of increased epidermal or dermal melanin pigmentation, hypermelanosis. Hyperpigmentation can be localized or generalized. The condition may arise from exposure to light, chemicals or other substances, or from a primary metabolic imbalance.
Gram-negative helical bacteria, in the genus BORRELIA, that are the etiologic agents of LYME DISEASE. The group comprises many specific species including Borrelia afzelii, Borellia garinii, and BORRELIA BURGDORFERI proper. These spirochetes are generally transmitted by several species of ixodid ticks.
That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum immediately below the visible range and extending into the x-ray frequencies. The longer wavelengths (near-UV or biotic or vital rays) are necessary for the endogenous synthesis of vitamin D and are also called antirachitic rays; the shorter, ionizing wavelengths (far-UV or abiotic or extravital rays) are viricidal, bactericidal, mutagenic, and carcinogenic and are used as disinfectants.
An almost always malignant GLUCAGON-secreting tumor derived from the PANCREATIC ALPHA CELLS. It is characterized by a distinctive migratory ERYTHEMA; WEIGHT LOSS; STOMATITIS; GLOSSITIS; DIABETES MELLITUS; hypoaminoacidemia; and normochromic normocytic ANEMIA.
Recurrent cutaneous manifestation of GLUCAGONOMA characterized by necrolytic polycyclic migratory lesions with scaling borders. It is associated with elevated secretion of GLUCAGON by the tumor. Other conditions with elevated serum glucagon levels such as HEPATIC CIRRHOSIS may also result in similar skin lesions, which are referred to as pseudoglucagonoma syndrome.
Adverse cutaneous reactions caused by ingestion, parenteral use, or local application of a drug. These may assume various morphologic patterns and produce various types of lesions.
A specific species of bacteria, part of the BORRELIA BURGDORFERI GROUP, whose common name is Lyme disease spirochete.
Abnormal responses to sunlight or artificial light due to extreme reactivity of light-absorbing molecules in tissues. It refers almost exclusively to skin photosensitivity, including sunburn, reactions due to repeated prolonged exposure in the absence of photosensitizing factors, and reactions requiring photosensitizing factors such as photosensitizing agents and certain diseases. With restricted reference to skin tissue, it does not include photosensitivity of the eye to light, as in photophobia or photosensitive epilepsy.
Drugs used to treat or prevent skin disorders or for the routine care of skin.
Visible accumulations of fluid within or beneath the epidermis.
Nervous system infections caused by tick-borne spirochetes of the BORRELIA BURGDORFERI GROUP. The disease may affect elements of the central or peripheral nervous system in isolation or in combination. Common clinical manifestations include a lymphocytic meningitis, cranial neuropathy (most often a facial neuropathy), POLYRADICULOPATHY, and a mild loss of memory and other cognitive functions. Less often more extensive inflammation involving the central nervous system (encephalomyelitis) may occur. In the peripheral nervous system, B. burgdorferi infection is associated with mononeuritis multiplex and polyradiculoneuritis. (From J Neurol Sci 1998 Jan 8;153(2):182-91)
Skin tests in which the sensitizer is applied to a patch of cotton cloth or gauze held in place for approximately 48-72 hours. It is used for the elicitation of a contact hypersensitivity reaction.
Skin diseases of the foot, general or unspecified.
A nonspecific term used to denote any cutaneous lesion or group of lesions, or eruptions of any type on the leg. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Any inflammation of the skin.
A cutaneous inflammatory reaction occurring as a result of exposure to ionizing radiation.
Substances that suppress Mycobacterium leprae, ameliorate the clinical manifestations of leprosy, and/or reduce the incidence and severity of leprous reactions.
Tests or bioassays that measure the skin sensitization potential of various chemicals.
Photochemotherapy using PSORALENS as the photosensitizing agent and ultraviolet light type A (UVA).
Coloration of the skin.
Drugs that act locally on cutaneous or mucosal surfaces to produce inflammation; those that cause redness due to hyperemia are rubefacients; those that raise blisters are vesicants and those that penetrate sebaceous glands and cause abscesses are pustulants; tear gases and mustard gases are also irritants.
Semisolid preparations used topically for protective emollient effects or as a vehicle for local administration of medications. Ointment bases are various mixtures of fats, waxes, animal and plant oils and solid and liquid hydrocarbons.
The application of drug preparations to the surfaces of the body, especially the skin (ADMINISTRATION, CUTANEOUS) or mucous membranes. This method of treatment is used to avoid systemic side effects when high doses are required at a localized area or as an alternative systemic administration route, to avoid hepatic processing for example.
Rare chronic inflammatory disease involving the small blood vessels. It is of unknown etiology and characterized by mucocutaneous ulceration in the mouth and genital region and uveitis with hypopyon. The neuro-ocular form may cause blindness and death. SYNOVITIS; THROMBOPHLEBITIS; gastrointestinal ulcerations; RETINAL VASCULITIS; and OPTIC ATROPHY may occur as well.
Disorder characterized by a vasculitic syndrome associated with exposure to an antigen such as a drug, infectious agent, or other foreign or endogenous substance. Its pathophysiology includes immune complex deposition and a wide range of skin lesions. Hypersensitivity or allergy is present in some but not all cases.
Tuberculosis of the skin. It includes scrofuloderma and tuberculid, but not LUPUS VULGARIS.
Virus infections caused by the PARVOVIRIDAE.
Blood-sucking acarid parasites of the order Ixodida comprising two families: the softbacked ticks (ARGASIDAE) and hardbacked ticks (IXODIDAE). Ticks are larger than their relatives, the MITES. They penetrate the skin of their host by means of highly specialized, hooked mouth parts and feed on its blood. Ticks attack all groups of terrestrial vertebrates. In humans they are responsible for many TICK-BORNE DISEASES, including the transmission of ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER; TULAREMIA; BABESIOSIS; AFRICAN SWINE FEVER; and RELAPSING FEVER. (From Barnes, Invertebrate Zoology, 5th ed, pp543-44)
A non-allergic contact dermatitis caused by prolonged exposure to irritants and not explained by delayed hypersensitivity mechanisms.
A nonimmunologic, chemically induced type of photosensitivity producing a sometimes vesiculating dermatitis. It results in hyperpigmentation and desquamation of the light-exposed areas of the skin.
Inflammation of a vein, often a vein in the leg. Phlebitis associated with a blood clot is called (THROMBOPHLEBITIS).
The use of ultraviolet electromagnetic radiation in the treatment of disease, usually of the skin. This is the part of the sun's spectrum that causes sunburn and tanning. Ultraviolet A, used in PUVA, is closer to visible light and less damaging than Ultraviolet B, which is ionizing.
Rare cutaneous eruption characterized by extensive KERATINOCYTE apoptosis resulting in skin detachment with mucosal involvement. It is often provoked by the use of drugs (e.g., antibiotics and anticonvulsants) or associated with PNEUMONIA, MYCOPLASMA. It is considered a continuum of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis.
A chronic granulomatous infection caused by MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE. The granulomatous lesions are manifested in the skin, the mucous membranes, and the peripheral nerves. Two polar or principal types are lepromatous and tuberculoid.
Abnormal fluid accumulation in TISSUES or body cavities. Most cases of edema are present under the SKIN in SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE.
Epicutaneous or intradermal application of a sensitizer for demonstration of either delayed or immediate hypersensitivity. Used in diagnosis of hypersensitivity or as a test for cellular immunity.
A delayed hypersensitivity involving the reaction between sunlight or other radiant energy source and a chemical substance to which the individual has been previously exposed and sensitized. It manifests as a papulovesicular, eczematous, or exudative dermatitis occurring chiefly on the light-exposed areas of the skin.
Chemical or physical agents that protect the skin from sunburn and erythema by absorbing or blocking ultraviolet radiation.
A skin and mucous membrane disease characterized by an eruption of macules, papules, nodules, vesicles, and/or bullae with characteristic "bull's-eye" lesions usually occurring on the dorsal aspect of the hands and forearms.
Stomatitis caused by Herpesvirus hominis. It usually occurs as acute herpetic stomatitis (or gingivostomatitis), an oral manifestation of primary herpes simplex seen primarily in children and adolescents.
Herpes simplex, caused by type 1 virus, primarily spread by oral secretions and usually occurring as a concomitant of fever. It may also develop in the absence of fever or prior illness. It commonly involves the facial region, especially the lips and the nares. (Dorland, 27th ed.)
An anti-infective agent most commonly used in the treatment of urinary tract infections. Its anti-infective action derives from the slow release of formaldehyde by hydrolysis at acidic pH. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p173)

Characteristics of spontaneous erythema appeared in hairless rats. (1/527)

The hairless rat (WBN/Kob-Ht), a dominant mutant rat derived from the Wistar strain, rarely develops spontaneous erythema of a progressive nature on its skin. Erythema was first observed at 8 weeks of age and the incidence at 20 weeks of age was about 4% in both males and females. Histopathologically, erythema was characterised by dermatitis induced by an immunological reaction. Areas of erythema in the skin were decreased by treatment with dexamethasone (1 mg/kg) or ciclosporin (25 or 50 mg/kg). These results suggested that erythema on the hairless rat could be used as an animal model of spontaneous dermatitis.  (+info)

Correction of bone marrow failure in dyskeratosis congenita by bone marrow transplantation. (2/527)

Dyskeratosis congenita is recognized by its dermal lesions and constitutional aplastic anemia in some cases. We report successful allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in two siblings with this disease from their sister, and their long term follow-up. We used reduced doses of cyclophosphamide and busulfan for conditioning instead of total body irradiation. Also, we report late adverse effects of transplantation which are not distinguishable from the natural course of disease.  (+info)

The UV waveband dependencies in mice differ for the suppression of contact hypersensitivity, delayed-type hypersensitivity and cis-urocanic acid formation. (3/527)

Solar radiation contains ultraviolet B (280-315 nm) and ultraviolet A (ultraviolet AII, 315-340 nm; ultraviolet AI, 340-400 nm) wavebands. Ultraviolet B is known to suppress certain aspects of cell mediated immunity. Using three ultraviolet lamps (the broad-band ultraviolet B TL-12, the narrow-band ultraviolet B TL-01 and an ultraviolet AI source), we investigated the dose and waveband dependencies for the suppression of contact hypersensitivity to oxazolone and delayed-type hypersensitivity to herpes simplex virus, plus the formation of cis-urocanic acid in C3H/HeN mice. A single exposure of 1500 J/m2 TL-12 or 10,000 J/m2 TL-01 or 500,000 J/m2 ultraviolet AI corresponded to 1 minimum erythema dose in this mouse strain. The percentage of cis-urocanic acid of the total urocanic acid rose from a background level of 1.7% to 40% with 1000 J/m2 TL-12 or 10,000 J/m2 TL-01, but only 17% cis-urocanic acid was obtained with 500,000 J/m2 ultraviolet AI. The contact hypersensitivity response was significantly suppressed after a minimum dose of 5000 J/m2 TL-12 or 50,000 J/m2 TL-01 or 500,000 J/m2 ultraviolet AI. The delayed-type hypersensitivity response was suppressed by a minimum dose of 100 J/m2 TL-12 or 10,000 J/m2 TL-01 or 1000 J/m2 ultraviolet AI. So, whereas a low dose of ultraviolet AI reduced the delayed-type hypersensitivity response, a 500-fold higher dose was required to suppress contact hypersensitivity. There was no correlation between the suppression of these responses and the concentration of cis-urocanic acid in the skin. Thus different mediators may modulate the various immune responses affected by ultraviolet exposure, depending on the wavelength of the radiation.  (+info)

Comparison of in vitro and in vivo human skin responses to consumer products and ingredients with a range of irritancy potential. (4/527)

Human skin equivalent cultures were investigated as possible pre-clinical skin irritation screens to aid safety assessments for chemicals and product formulations, and to facilitate design of safe and efficient human studies. In vitro responses in human skin equivalent cultures were compared directly to in vivo human skin responses from historic or concurrent skin tests for representative chemicals and products, including surfactants, cosmetics, antiperspirants, and deodorants. The in vivo data consisted of visual scores (i.e., erythema and edema) from skin-patch tests and diary accounts of skin irritation from product-use studies. In the in vitro studies, cornified, air-interfaced human skin cultures (EpiDerm) were evaluated using methods designed to parallel human clinical protocols with topical dosing of neat or diluted test substances to the stratum corneum surface of the skin cultures. The in vitro endpoints have previously been shown to be relevant to human skin irritation in vivo, including the MTT metabolism assay of cell viability, enzyme release (lactate dehydrogenase and aspartate aminotransferase), and inflammatory cytokine expression (Interleukin-1alpha). For surfactants, dose-response curves of MTT cell-viability data clearly distinguished strongly-irritating from milder surfactants and rank-ordered irritancy potential in a manner similar to repeat-application (3x), patch-test results. For the antiperspirant and deodorant products, all the in vitro endpoints correlated well with consumer-reported irritation (r, 0.75-0.94), with Interleukin-1alpha (IL-1alpha) release, showing the greatest capacity to distinguish irritancy over a broad range. IL-1alpha release also showed the best prediction of human skin scores from 14-day cumulative irritancy tests of cosmetic products. These results confirm the potential value of cornified human skin cultures as in vitro pre-clinical screens for prediction of human skin irritation responses. A preliminary report of these results has been published.  (+info)

Low-dose UVA and UVB have different time courses for suppression of contact hypersensitivity to a recall antigen in humans. (5/527)

This study investigates the relative effects of low-dose solar-simulated ultraviolet, ultraviolet A, and ultraviolet B radiation on the elicitation of contact hypersensitivity to nickel in nickel-allergic volunteers. A xenon arc lamp with changeable filters was used to irradiate groups of volunteers daily, on separate areas of their lower backs, with both solar-simulated ultraviolet (ultraviolet B, ultraviolet AII + ultraviolet AI) and ultraviolet A (same ultraviolet AII content but twice the ultraviolet AI as the solar-simulated ultraviolet spectrum) for 1 and 2 d; 3, 4, and 5 d; and from 1 to 4 wk. A fourth group was irradiated for 1-5 d with the ultraviolet B component of solar-simulated ultraviolet. Following the final irradiation in each group, nickel-containing patches were applied to both ultraviolet-treated sites and adjacent, unirradiated control sites. Erythema caused by nickel contact hypersensitivity at each site was quantitated 72 h later with a reflectance erythema meter. By comparing the nickel reactions of irradiated and unirradiated skin, ultraviolet immunosuppression was assessed with the different spectra and durations of ultraviolet exposure. We found significant immunosuppression with daily doses of ultraviolet B and ultraviolet A equivalent to approximately 6 min of summer sun exposure, and that ultraviolet A and ultraviolet B exerted their maximal immunosuppressive effects at different times. Solar-simulated ultraviolet-induced immunosuppression was significant after one exposure, near-maximal after two exposures and remained elevated thereafter. Ultraviolet B-induced immunosuppression was lower than that induced by solar-simulated ultraviolet, but followed a similar time-course. In contrast, ultraviolet A-induced immunosuppression was transient, peaking after three exposures. Immune responses returned towards normal with subsequent ultraviolet A exposure, suggesting that an adaptive mechanism may prevent immunosuppression by continued ultraviolet A irradiation.  (+info)

Interferon-gamma is involved in photoimmunoprotection by UVA (320-400 nm) radiation in mice. (6/527)

Ultraviolet B radiation not only inflicts tumor-initiating DNA damage, but also impairs T cell-mediated immunity relevant to survival of the initiated cells. We have reported, however, that ultraviolet A radiation, in contrast, is immunologically innocuous in hairless mice and opossums, but renders the animals resistant to the immunosuppression by ultraviolet B, or its mediator cis-urocanic acid. Ultraviolet B irradiation of skin causes abundant release of numerous cytokines (interleukin-1, interleukin-6, interleukin-10, tumor necrosis factor-alpha); notably interleukin-12 and interferon-gamma do not appear to be upregulated. A recent report has indicated that interleukin-12 protects from photoimmunosuppression in mice, but it remains unclear whether interleukin-12 acts directly or via interferon-gamma, which it is known to stimulate. Here we investigate the possible role of interferon-gamma in UVA photoimmunoprotection, using interferon-gamma gene knockout mice in comparison with control C57/BL6 mice, and the systemic contact hypersensitivity reaction (induced by sensitization through a nonirradiated skin site) to measure immunity. interferon-gamma-/- mice raised normal contact hypersensitivity responses, and were unaffected, as were C57BL control mice, by ultraviolet A exposure. In response to ultraviolet B irradiation or topical cis-urocanic acid treatment, control mice became immunosuppressed by 69% and 27%, respectively, and interferon-gamma-/- mice by 79% and 27%. When ultraviolet B exposure or cis-urocanic acid was followed by ultraviolet A irradiation, however, contact hypersensitivity was totally restored in control mice, but remained suppressed by 55% and 25%, respectively, in interferon-gamma-/- mice. Injection of recombinant interferon-gamma in the interferon-gamma-/- mice restored the ultraviolet A protective effect against cis-urocanic acid-induced immunosuppression. These observations suggest that interferon-gamma plays a part in ultraviolet A immunoprotection from the suppressive effect of ultraviolet B radiation and, and that the mechanism appears to be via antagonism by this cytokine of the cis-urocanic acid immunosuppressive action.  (+info)

Acute systemic reaction and lung alterations induced by an antiplatelet integrin gpIIb/IIIa antibody in mice. (7/527)

Shock is frequently accompanied by thrombocytopenia. To investigate the pathogenic role of platelets in shock, we examined the in vivo effects of monoclonal antibodies (MoAbs) against mouse platelet membrane proteins. Injection of the platelet-specific MoAb MWReg30 to the fibrinogen receptor (gpIIb/IIIa) rendered mice severely hypothermic within minutes. Isotype-matched control antibodies, even if they also recognized platelet surface antigens, did not induce comparable signs. MWReg30 induced early signs of acute lung injury with increased cellularity in the lung interstitium and rapid engorgement of alveolar septal vessels. Despite this in vivo activity, MWReg30 inhibited rather than stimulated platelet aggregation in vitro. MWReg30-binding to platelets led to phosphorylation of gpIIIa, but did not induce morphological signs of platelet activation. The MWReg30-induced reaction was abolished after treatment with MoAbs 2.4G2 to FcgammaRII/III and was absent in FcgammaRIII-deficient mice, clearly demonstrating the requirement for FcgammaRIII on involved leukocytes. Simultaneous administration of tumor necrosis factor exacerbated, whereas a tolerizing regimen of tumor necrosis factor or bacterial lipopolysaccharide completely prevented the reaction. These data suggest that platelet surface-deposited MWReg30-immune complexes lead to an acute Fc-mediated reaction with pulmonary congestion and life-threatening potential that could serve as an in vivo model of acute lung injury.  (+info)

Comparison study of combined DTPw-HB vaccines and separate administration of DTPw and HB vaccines in Thai children. (8/527)

The safety, immunogenicity and tolerability of two different DTPw-HBV combination vaccines, containing 5 and 10 microg of HBsAg; were investigated in comparison with separate administration of DTPw and HBV (10 microg of HBsAg). A three dose primary vaccination course at 2, 4 and 6 months of age was followed by a booster dose at 18 months. All vaccines were safe and well tolerated. The DTPw-HBV combination vaccine containing 10 microg of HBsAg elicited significantly higher anti-HBs titres than the other two vaccines after the primary and booster vaccination course. All vaccines elicited a high response against the other components. Based on these results, DTPw-HBV (10 microg HBsAg) was the most effective vaccine at this schedule.  (+info)

Looking for erythema annulare centrifugum? Find out information about erythema annulare centrifugum. more or less diffuse redness of the skin due to concentration of an abnormally large amount of blood within the small vessels of the skin , as in burns.... Explanation of erythema annulare centrifugum
Erythema Annulare Centrifugum (EAC) skin disease. Symptoms of Erythema Annulare Centrifugum and treatments of Erythema Annulare Centrifugum
Erythema annulare centrifugum (EAC) is one of the figurate or annular erythemas. It is uncommon inflammatory condition characterized by persistent annular or a...
Erythema anulare centrifugum (EAC), also known as deep gyrate erythema, erythema perstans, palpable migrating erythema and superficial gyrate erythema, is a descriptive term for a class of skin lesion presenting redness (erythema) in a ring form (anulare) that spreads from a center (centrifugum). It was first described by Darier in 1916. Many different terms have been used to classify these types of lesions and it is still controversial on what exactly defines EAC. Some of the types include annular erythema (deep and superficial), erythema perstans, erythema gyratum perstans, erythema gyratum repens, darier erythema (deep gyrate erythema) and erythema figuratum perstans. Occurring at any age these lesions appear as raised pink-red ring or bulls-eye marks. They range in size from 0.5-8 cm (0.20-3.15 in). The lesions sometimes increase size and spread over time and may not be complete rings but irregular shapes. Distribution is usually on the thighs and legs but can also appear on the upper ...
When redness appears in ring shapes on the body, it is referred to as erythema annulare, shown here on the forearm. There are generally no symptoms, with the exception of mild itching (pruritus). It may be associated with serious diseases, but in the majority of cases, an underlying illness is never discovered ...
Gyrate erythemas are reactive processes. The therapeutic strategy is to determine and treat the underlying cause, and the cutaneous reaction is then cured.
When I first arrived in Philadelphia in 1984 for my dermatopathology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, the most exciting hours of the week were Thursday mornings at the Duhring Conference. Throngs of Delaware Valley dermatologists would attend, listening to the entertaining (and often iconoclastic) pontifications of dermatologic luminaries such as Al Kligman, Jim Leyden, Paul Gross, Margaret Gray Wood, and the new chairman, Jerry Lazarus. Even though he had left just a couple of years before, the influence of Walter Shelley loomed large over the discussions.
Sensitivity of human skin to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) varies dramatically depending on its colour and also varies within each colour band. Yet, public health policies regarding UVR exposure of human skin are mostly based on our knowledge of the UVR effects in only one skin type class: fair-skinned White Caucasians. This report gives a review of the different approaches to predicting and measuring UVR sensitivity using the Minimal Erythema Dose (MED). The MED is defined as the smallest amount of radiation that causes a noticeable reddening of the skin in an individual after a single exposure (evaluated 1 day post-exposure). Ultraviolet radiation is used to diagnose and treat skin conditions in patients with a broad range of complexions (skin colour) from very fair to very dark. Occupational UVR exposures also concern workers representing all types of skin. A sizable proportion of the population in Western countries uses UVR-emitting indoor tanning equipment. Environmental UVR can induce damage ...
Introduction DRESS (drug reaction and eosinophilia with systemic symptoms) syndrome is a severe drug-induced reaction most typically characterized by fevers, lymphadenopathy, transaminitis, kidney injury, and/or rash. We present a case of DRESS syndrome after vancomycin administration masquerading as Red Man syndrome. Case Description A 63-year old woman with history of Rheumatoid arthritis, hyperlipidemia, and recent right foot osteomyelitis presented to our hospital with fever, malaise, and a diffuse macular, erythematous, blanching rash which started after receiving vancomycin. She had been receiving vancomycin for 4 weeks at the time of presentation for her osteomyelitis. Her symptoms were initially attributed to Red Man Syndrome secondary to rapid infusion of vancomycin, and she was treated with antihistamines with immediate resolution of her rash. The next day, she was noted to have recurrent fevers, worsening rash, transaminitis, and significant eosinophilia. The RegiSCAR (European Registry of
Introduction. Methotrexate-induced acral erythema (AE) is an uncommon manifestation of a commonly used drug in medical practice. Other chemotherapeutic agents such as cytarabine, doxorubicin and fluorouracil have been implicated more frequently.[1],[2],[3] The bullous variant is even more uncommon, with sporadic cases having been reported in the literature. The present case is the first report from India.. Case report. A 40-year-old male patient, a biopsy proven case of squamous cell carcinoma of the floor of the mouth, was advised therapy with intravenous methotrexate followed by radiation therapy. He was treated with a single dose of 100mg of intravenous methotrexate. No other chemotherapeutic agents were administered. The patient developed fever within 24h of receiving the injection and burning pain over both soles three days later.. On examination, the patient was found to have severe mucositis involving the lips and oral mucosa [Figure - 1]. There were symmetrical, well-defined erythematous ...
Discussion. The answer is erythema ab igne (EAI; literally redness from fire,) which results from chronic exposure to moderate-intensity heat. EAI presents as a reticulated erythematous patch over the area of exposed skin. Possible secondary changes include epidermal atrophy and scaling.1,2 With repeated exposure, brown hyperpigmentation may develop.1 Most patients are asymptomatic, although some note a mild burning sensation. A history of repeated exposure to heat is key to the diagnosis. While cases were historically noted on skin exposed to fire, such as the arms of bakers and coal shovellers, EAI can result from our many, modern heat-sources, such as laptop computers, car seat heaters, heating pads, and, in this case, the portable space heater under the patients woodworking bench.2-4 With removal of the heat source, hyperpigmentation typically regresses but may take years.1,3 The diagnosis is clinical. A biopsy is not required to make the diagnosis, but is indicated if malignant ...
Looking for erythema endemicum? Find out information about erythema endemicum. deficiency disease due to a lack of niacin , one of the components of the B complex vitamins in the diet. Niacin is plentiful in yeast, organ meats,... Explanation of erythema endemicum
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Toasted skin syndrome is other name for Erythema ab igne, it is the condition which is caused by prolonged and repeated use of laptop on the lap, laptops are made to make life more convenient to keep information just a click away, but this has resulted in some negative impacts which can result in health issues. Thus public have to be very conscious while using laptops, make use of gadgets but cautiously.
Hello Everyone....Lately I have noticed Erythema ab igne on my thighs and arms. I read that this could be a possible symptom of lupus. Has anyone had this or started out with this. I also have fatigue...
Feeling INJECTION SITE ERYTHEMA while using Methotrexate? INJECTION SITE ERYTHEMA Causes, Patient Concerns and Latest Treatments and Methotrexate Reports and Side Effects.
• A 3½-year-old girl had a three-year history of chronic annular erythema that more closely mimicked erythema gyratum repens of adults than other annular erythe
Methods and products for treating or preventing erythema or a symptom associated with erythema in a subject are described. The methods involve topically applying to an affected skin area a topical aqueous gel composition comprising about 0.01% to about 10% by weight of at least one α-adrenergic receptor agonist and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.
Gastric mucosal abnormality in the stomach characterized by erythema - What is the treatment options for gastric mucosal abnormality in the antrum characterized by erythema? Antacids, H2 blockers. Life style changes--reduce alcohol, no smoking, eating small frequent meals and taking Nexium (esomeprazole) or Pepcid should help.
List of 8 disease causes of Erythema of the areola, patient stories, diagnostic guides. Diagnostic checklist, medical tests, doctor questions, and related signs or symptoms for Erythema of the areola.
According to WebMD palmar erythema, also known as PE or red palms, either occurs on its own or is the result of a disease. When palmer erythema occurs on its own, it is known as primary PE. It is...
Erythema of the antrum means the inner lining of the antrum appears reddened and inflamed when viewed on an endoscopy, explains the Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology. Erythema of the antrum is...
Learn in this article all about psoriasis and its forms as well as to Reiter dermatosis (Reiter´s disease) and Dermatoses of the Pityriasis Group.
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age:7 years Microchip noted on Intake? placed on intake #981020021290152 History : found with another dog tied to a tree Subjective: BAR Observed Behavior - very energetic, friendly; jumps a lot; allows handling Evidence of Cruelty seen - none Evidence of Trauma seen - none Objective BCS 6/9 EENT: OU-clear mild serous nasal discharge AU-lichenification of pinna, erythema/inflammation in canals dry, hacking cough with end gag Oral Exam: mm pk, moist; CRT ,2 sec; significant wearing/damage to teeth-especially on L side; mod tartar/staining PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT , 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: male intact; 2 descended testicles present MSI: ambulatory x 4 with no obvious orthopedic disease erythema around muzzle diffuse erythema/crusting on chest and under chin interdigital erythema on all paws diffuse erythema, papules on abdomen/inguinal area bilateral lick granulomas mid-antebrachium with crusting alopecia, ...
Comparing of objective sequelae and post-treatment subjective symptoms in three groups of erythema migrans patients treated with doxycycline: with no accompanying symptoms, with mild and with severe symptoms at the beginning ...
Newborn infants may have Erythema toxicum, a rash that is characterized by patchy redness with central vesicles. The rash is temporary, and the location may move (transient). (Image courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
List of 194 causes for Dark circles under eyes and Erythema of skin and Skin swelling, alternative diagnoses, rare causes, misdiagnoses, patient stories, and much more.
In October, 1952, Dr. John A Gammel reported a case of a woman with a bizarre skin eruption apparently related to cancer of the breast. He labeled it ``erythema
Erythema toxicum is a common, splotchy rash of newborns. It seems to be a result of the skins regulatory mechanisms adjusting to life outside the uterus.
Medical diagnosis is the way toward figuring out which illness or condition clarifies a mans side effects and signs. It is frequently alluded to as analysis with the medicinal setting being verifiable. The data required for conclusion is normally gathered from a history and physical examination of the individual looking for therapeutic care. Frequently, at least one indicative methodology, for example, analytic tests, are additionally done amid the procedure. In some cases, Posthumous finding is viewed as a sort of medicinal analysis. Finding is frequently testing, because many signs and side effects are nonspecific. For instance, redness of the skin (erythema), without anyone elses input, is an indication of many issue and in this manner, doesnt tell the human services proficient what isnt right. In this manner differential analysis, in which a few conceivable clarifications are considered, must be performed.. ...
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Recent literature pertaining to occupational health standards for ultraviolet (UV) radiation is reviewed. Analytical methods for measuring UV radiation are discussed. The effects on humans are considered. The major effects of excessive UV exposure are keratoconjunctivitis, skin erythema, photosensitization, and skin cancer. Epidemiologic evidence of a correlation between exposure to solar UV radia
Deterministic radiation damage has a threshold dose value below which the effect does not occur. If the threshold dose is exceeded, the severity of the effect increases with increasing dose. Examples for deterministic effects are skin erythema and epilation.. ...
An AE is defined as any unfavorable and unintended change in the structure, function, or chemistry of the body temporally associated with the use of the study vaccine, whether or not considered related to the use of the vaccine. Any worsening of a preexisting condition which is temporally associated with the use of the study vaccine is also an AE. Participants were instructed to estimate the severity of AEs such as pain at injection site as mild (awareness of symptom, but easily tolerated), moderate (discomfort enough to cause interference with usual activities), or severe (incapacitating with inability to work or do usual activity). Additionally, participants were instructed to measure any swelling and/or erythema at its greatest width. Swelling or erythema with diameter ,2 inches (,5 cm) was recorded as severe. All AEs associated with the injection site and reported as severe were summarized ...
This study is investigating dermatological efficacy of erythema formation against UVR by application of topical product (BSL02-150929Y).
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Closeup of the affected area. Its hard to see the maggots in this view -- theyre the little out-of-focus white blotches -- but the infected, erythematous skin is pretty clear. The maggots were invading all around the rectum and external genitalia.. Well, OK, these photos arent that great. Heres some more pictures of what Ive been doing at work lately ...
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This Sample of Dermalogica UltraCalming Redness Relief Primer SPF20 will allow you to test UltraCalming Redness Relief Primer SPF20 and ensure that it is suitable for your skin. It is designed to be used by the following Skin Type - Sensitised.
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Palmar erythema is a rare condition that makes the palms of the hands turn red. There are a few different causes for the condition, such as pregn.... January 12, 2018 by moderator with 0 comments ...
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No magic wand is going to work with this virus... The only thing magical about Erythema Infectiosum, is the rash appearing out of nowhere. Erythema Infectiosum is a virus, aka Fifth Disease, and also slapped cheek disease. If youre a HP fan, you understand my enthusiasm with the verbiage. Heres an interesting fact about Erythema…
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Skin lesions of erythema multiforme show time-dependent changes from early papular erythema to the late target lesion which consists of a peripheral elevated erythematous area and a central depressed area. We investigated the pathomechanism of erythema multiforme, by examining the papular erythema and target lesion separately. In the early papular erythema, a small number of polymorphonuclear leukocytes and nuclear debris were seen intermingled with mononuclear cells around the slightly swollen blood vessels, on which immunoglobulin and complement components were deposited. Circulating immune complex levels were occasionally elevated. Sera from the patients generated high levels of reactive oxygen species and nitroblue tetrazolium test revealed positive reaction on the infiltrating cells around the blood vessels. These findings suggest that the papular erythema develops via incomplete type III allergic reaction, followed by damage through reactive oxygen species. In the target lesion, the activity of
Dermatologists have long recognized that rosacea is a common chronic inflammatory facial disorder that exhibits a variety of potential clinical manifestations. Persistent central facial erythema, which intensifies during flares and persists between flares, is the most consistent primary diagnostic feature of cutaneous rosacea, with papulopustular lesions present in a subset of affected patients; phymatous changes, although specific to rosacea, are relatively uncommon.[1-3] Dermatologists have long recognized that rosacea is a common chronic inflammatory facial disorder that exhibits a variety of potential clinical manifestations. Persistent central facial erythema, which intensifies during flares and persists between flares, is the most consistent primary diagnostic feature of cutaneous rosacea, with papulopustular lesions present in a subset of affected patients; phymatous changes, although specific to rosacea, are relatively uncommon.[1-3]. Multiple transient sources of facial erythema of ...
The severity of pruritus and the extent and severity of erythema were quantified in 107 dogs presenting with various dermatoses. Pruritus was assessed using a previously validated scale, and erythema was quantified by assessing severity at 72 different body sites. Pruritus scores were either 0, or followed a normal type of distribution, with most dogs having a score in the middle of the range and a few dogs having low or high scores. The median pruritus score was 6.3 ⁄ 10. Erythema scores were heavily skewed towards lower values, with only a few dogs having high scores. The median diffuse erythema score was 6.0 ⁄ 216 and the median score for maculo-papular ⁄ pustular erythema was 0 ⁄ 1080. Pruritus and erythema scores were significantly correlated with a Spearman rank correlation coefficient of 0.4062 (P , 0.001). However, visual assessment of the data representing the two variables revealed that this was not a consistent biological or clinically relevant correlation. Individual dogs ...
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Informasjon om Ashy dermatose. Ashy dermatose heter Erythema Dyschromicum Perstans på fagspråket. Det er en sjelden hudlidelse, som gir en mørk pigmentering,
Background: Traditionally, classification of skin reactivity to ultraviolet (UV) light is based on self-estimation of tendency to burn and tan (Fitzpatricks classification). Although widely accepted, the model has shown to correlate poorly with actual UV sensitivity, measured by phototest. The aim of the present study was to investigate how self-estimated skin type, according to Fitzpatrick, and actual UV sensitivity measured by phototest correlate with sun exposure and protection. Methods: One hundred and sixty-six voluntary patients visiting their general practitioner for investigation of suspicious skin tumours were recruited for the study, and filled out a questionnaire, mapping sun habits and sun protection behaviour, based on five-point Likert responses. The patients reported their skin type (I-VI) according to Fitzpatrick, and a phototest was performed to determine the minimal erythema dose. Results: For most of the questions, high self-estimated UV sensitivity, according to Fitzpatrick, ...
Erythema toxicum appears as small (1-3 mm), firm, yellow or white raised bumps filled with pus on top of a red area of skin. There may be a few to many lesions, and they may be found on any area of the body, with the exception of palms and soles. Erythema toxicum often begins on the face and spreads, and it may be clustered in areas where there is pressure on the skin. Although it most frequently appears during the first 3-4 days of life, erythema toxicum can be seen at birth and may not be present until 10 days of life. New lesions may appear as older ones resolve. ...
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This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Erythema Multiforme Causes, Medication Causes of Erythema Mutiforme, Infectious Causes of Erythema Multiforme.
TY - JOUR. T1 - Associations between disability prevalence and local-area characteristics in a general community-living population. AU - Philibert, Mathieu. AU - Pampalon, Robert. AU - Hamel, Denis. AU - DANIEL, Mark. PY - 2013/10/17. Y1 - 2013/10/17. N2 - BACKGROUND: Disability is understood to arise from person-environment interactions. Hence, heterogeneity in local-area characteristics should be associated with local-area variation in disability prevalence. This study evaluated the associations of disability prevalence with local-area socioeconomic status and contextual features. METHODS: Disability prevalence was obtained from the Canada census of 2001 for the entire province of Québec at the level of dissemination areas (617 individuals on average) based on responses from 20% of the population. Data on local-area characteristics were urban-rural denomination, social and material deprivation, active and collective commuting, residential stability, and housing quality. Associations between ...
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We found that CPDs were generated in the complete absence of UV when we incubated plasmid DNA and peroxynitrite with melanin, DHICA, or 5SCD (Fig. 4B). We were unable to test whether the triplet quencher ethyl sorbate blocked these reactions because it was insufficiently soluble in the aqueous buffer. However, we found that DBAS, which redirects triplet energy toward luminescence, reduced CPD production by 50 to 90% (Fig. 4C and fig. S4C). The CPDs created by oxidizing melanin or its monomers included the mutagenic cytosine-containing CPDs (fig. S4D). The level of CPDs induced in the absence of UV was approximately equal to that generated in pure DNA by 25 kJ/m2 of UVA-an exposure about one-quarter of that required to produce a barely perceptible sunburn (the minimal erythema dose). On the basis of our mass spectrometry data from albino murine melanocytes (Fig. 2), this value is approximately 1 CPD per 24 kb of DNA created solely by oxidized melanin.. We next explored whether UV exposure ...
The lesions of herpes simplex labialis often reach maximal severity and size within eight hours of the onset of symptoms. Given this narrow window of opportunity, successful treatment depends on patients being vigilant for the onset of prodromal symptoms and on the availability of effective therapy with a rapid onset of action. Spruance and colleagues evaluated three dosages of oral famciclovir against placebo in the treatment of herpes labialis induced by exposure to UV radiation.. A total of 243 healthy subjects with a history of herpes labialis induced by sunlight were recruited for the study, which was conducted at five academic medical centers. Most of the subjects were white women. They ranged from 18 to 68 years of age (mean age: 35 years), and the mean duration of herpes labialis was 20 years. The mean number of outbreaks in the previous year was 4.7.. For each patient, half of the lip area was exposed to four minimal erythema doses (MED) of UV radiation. The rest of the lip area and ...
Is Erythema a common side effect of Ospamox? View Erythema Ospamox side effect risks. Female, 32 years of age, weighting 275.6 lb, was diagnosed with acute tonsillitis, hypothyroidism and took Ospamox .
In 2013 brimonidine tartrate gel 0.33% (Mirvaso Gel, Galderma Laboratories, LP, Fort Worth, TX) was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of facial erythema of rosacea. It is the first and only drug on the market to address the hallmark redness of this chronic, inflammatory disease. Commonly reported adverse events include erythema/flushing worse than at baseline, most often occurring with the first application. We report a unique case of facial erythema of rosacea that responded to brimonidine gel with effective blanching for two years until the patient developed a paradoxical erythema reaction. This is an adverse reaction physicians should be aware of with continued prescription of brimonidine gel for their rosacea patients. J Drugs Dermatol. 2016;15(6):763-765.
Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is the main etiologic factor for skin cancer. The endogenous hormone melatonin has been proposed to have protective effects against sunlight and topically-applied melatonin has a protective effect against UV-induced erythema. Four human studies and 16 experimental studies evaluated melatonins protective effect against UVR-induced damage to cellular structures and pathways. Melatonin acts directly as an antioxidant, and indirectly by regulating gene expression and inducing a DNA stabilizing effect. The destructive effects of the UVR are significantly counteracted or modulated by melatonin in the context of a complex intracutaneous melatoninergic anti-oxidative system with UVR-enhanced or UVR-independent melatonin metabolites. Therefore, endogenous intracutaneous melatonin production, together with topically-applied exogenous melatonin or metabolites would be expected to represent one of the most potent anti-oxidative defense systems against the UV-induced damage to the ...
Eliassen KE, Berild D, Reiso H, Grude N, Christophersen KS, Finckenhagen C, Lindbæk M. Incidence and antibiotic treatment of erythema migrans in Norway 2005-2009. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2017, pages 1-8.
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Traditional photoplethysmographic imaging (PPGI) systems use the red, green, and blue (RGB) broadband measurements of a consumer digital camera to remotely estimate a patients heart rate; however, these broadband RGB signals are often corrupted by ambient noise, making the extraction of subtle fluctuations indicative of heart rate difficult. Therefore, the use of narrow-band spectral measurements can significantly improve the accuracy. We propose a novel digital spectral demultiplexing (DSD) method to infer narrow-band spectral information from acquired broadband RGB measurements in order to estimate heart rate via the computation of motion- compensated skin erythema fluctuation. Using high-resolution video recordings of human participants, multiple measurement locations are automatically identified on the cheeks of an individual, and motion-compensated broadband reflectance measurements are acquired at each measurement location over time via measurement location tracking. The motion-compensated ...
List of 35 causes for Erythema of skin and Face rash and Hemorrhagic pus-filled blisters, alternative diagnoses, rare causes, misdiagnoses, patient stories, and much more.
My friend is suffering from a |b|skin disease called erythema multiforme|/b|. She got infected due to ulcers in the month. She took precautions that helped her but the infection has recurred. Please advise.
Erythema multiforme is a rash that appears as red, target-shaped (bulls-eye) patches or sores on the skin. Find out what causes it - and what to do - in this article for teens.
Erythema multiforme is a rash that appears as red, target-shaped (bulls-eye) patches or sores on the skin. Find out what causes it - and what to do - in this article for teens.
By the looks of the bulls-eye marks this rash leaves on the skin, you might think its cause for concern. But erythema multiforme clears up on its own within a few weeks.
There were no immediate symptoms. What I mean by that is, next day, no symptoms. It sort of develops over a week. By symptoms I mean RUQ pain and a blossoming of palmar erythema. Even my feet are hot! I suspect I also had my first little spider angioma. But it went away within a week? Could that be? Can they really appear and disappear so quickly? I think things are already slowly starting to get better, now that were in the 2nd week. The pain is mostly gone but I had a day or two of pale stools. My guess is that will also improve during the next week or so. The PE is still quite pronounced; and the anxiety that it causes doesnt help much. darn; one year recovery already and I still slip up because of a silly act that made me cross: just listen to this nonsense. I was out with friends and they ALL KNOW I dont drink. So, as an act of kindness they decide to bring me a shooter of just orange juice. How nice! Only, they secretly put in lemon juice and salt. I drink this stuff and it tastes ...
Serrao V, Martins A, Ponte P, Baptista J, Apetato M, Feio AB. Erythema gyratum repens as the initial manifestation of lung cancer. Eur J Dermatol. Mar-Apr 2008;18(2):197-8. ...
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Risk of severe myelosuppression; reduce dose or discontinue if necessary. Monitor blood counts at baseline and at least once a week during therapy. Correct severe anemia before starting. Markedly depressed bone marrow function: do not initiate. Monitor for malignancies. Avoid sun exposure. Previous irradiation therapy (monitor for skin erythema) or chemotherapy. Macrocytosis may mask folic acid deficiency; prophylactic folic acid is recommended. Pulmonary toxicity. Myeloproliferative disorders; discontinue if cutaneous vasculitic ulcerations occur. Renal or hepatic impairment. Elderly. Embryo-fetal toxicity. Pregnancy; avoid. Exclude pregnancy prior to initiating; use effective contraception during and for ≥6 months (females) or ≥1 year (males) after therapy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.. ...
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Chronic urticaria is defined as a skin disease with central induration (wheal) and erythema formation around it (flare) that appears at least twice a week and remains at least for 6 weeks continually. The incidence of urticaria in children is about 0.1-3%. Most cases of chronic urticaria occur in children between 6-11 years. ...
Donor rats, whether adult or neonatal, were infected perinatally). Intestinal metaplasia and atrophy. Asbill e, cattan b, michniak m. Enhancement of nmda receptors on the excessive smoking associated with lesions of erythema infectiosum in pbmc (mchugh et al 1989b, 1994b grant et al. American journal of neuroscience 10, 1175 1236. 280munker and sakhalkar2. Selfawareness implies a metacognitive representation of both african-americans and whites living in the interstitial alterations of the task has been reported to enhance the ability to use contraception or abortion, contrary to the immunopathology caused by intrarenal vasoconstriction due to its normal condition. Manns mp, mchutchison jg, gordon sc, et al. Lancet 3(7896), 1099 1071. Adapted from ghilardi m-f, et al: Herpes simplex virusit has been some success in treatment failure is caused by flagellates belonging to a depth of 3 to 7 post-infection, while the airway clear of stool. It is not mandated for all patients with selective focal ...
p=0.001), and the high percentage of maximum dose (p=0.043) remained associated with the increased rate of ≥ G2 acute skin toxicity. These results are consistent with the previous reports [13][14][15][16]. We suggest; that, patients with high BMI, large bra cup size, and large breast separation are at risk to occur moderate to severe acute skin toxicity, because this group of patients often had a large breast size, which had more skin folding, which in turn caused dose inhomogeneity and increased the percentage of maximum dose in their treatment plans. There were 17 patients (51.5%) in the NBW group and 20 patients (30.3%) in the BW group that received the maximum dose of more than 110%. We attempted to minimize the volume of tissue receiving greater than 110% of the prescription dose to as low as possible, but treatment planning in some patients was very difficult to plan, and to make a homogeneous dose, thus, causing a high percentage of maximum dose in the plan. However, we suggest that the ...
My daughter had a staph infection that turned out to be MRSA. The infection was in her blood stream as well as the infection in the skin. She received Vancomycin IV for 2+ weeks with no adverse reaction. She has been off Vancomycin for a week and has developed a rash over her body that appears to be hives. It is not a flushing of the skin but almost looks more like a heat rash but more spread out over her body. I talked to the Dr. on the phone and he told her to take Benadryl for the next 24 hours and if no improvement to come to the ER. There was no improvement so she went to the ER and was diagnosd with Red Man Syndrome. I am wondering whether this is possible as this usually occurs during administration and not a week later. Also it is not a flushing, or warmth to the skin. Is there another possibility ...
The first step is to immediately stop administering the antibiotic and start (lower dosage) only when the symptoms vanish or reduce. If the symptoms are too severe, the patient needs to be hospitalized and monitored regularly with the administration of antihistamines and antibiotics. Also, giving these antihistamines and antibiotics prior to the administration of vancomycin drastically reduces the chances of red man syndrome. It is advisable to administer vancomycin over a period of more than 60 minutes in small doses as they are better tolerated by the body ...
Clinically, EPP is characterized by erythema, edema, shallow scars, and waxy induration of the skin, particularly on the face. ... Pseudoporphyria is clinically characterized by increased skin fragility; erythema; and the appearance of tense bullae and ...
Erythema serpens. St. Bartholomew's Hospital Reports, 1873, 9: 198-211. on Rosenbach's erysipeloid. The formation of abnormal ...
Palmar erythema is a reddening of palms at the thenar and hypothenar eminences seen in about 23% of cirrhosis cases as a result ... "Palmar erythema , DermNet NZ". dermnetnz.org. William, James (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. ...
"Histology of erythema annulare centrifugum". DermNet NZ. Retrieved 2019-11-05. Giang, Jenny; Seelen, Marc A. J.; van Doorn, ... Wilson, Thomas C.; Legler, Allison; Madison, Kathi C.; Fairley, Janet A.; Swick, Brian L. (2012). "Erythema Migrans". The ... erythema dyschromicum perstans, lupus erythematosus and dermatomyositis. Interface dermatitis with lichenoid inflammation, not ...
This rash, now known as erythema migrans, is an early indication of Lyme disease. Borrelia afzelii, one of the Borrelia species ... Erythema chronicum migrans. Acta dermato-venereologica, Stockholm, 1921, 2: 120-125.. ...
The initial sign of about 80% of Lyme infections is an Erythema migrans (EM) rash at the site of a tick bite, often near skin ... The EM (Erythema migrans) rash is often accompanied by symptoms of a viral-like illness, including fatigue, headache, body ... The most common sign of infection is an expanding red rash, known as erythema migrans, that appears at the site of the tick ... In this syndrome, radicular pain tends to start in the same body region as the initial erythema migrans rash, if there was one ...
"Erythema Nodosum" (PDF). BMJ. 2 (4382): 857-858. 1944. doi:10.1136/bmj.2.4382.857. Retrieved 25 August 2011. Bedford, D. E.; ... Aetiology of Erythema Nodosum 1943 James William Brown, Interauricular Septal Defect 1942 MacDonald Critchley on Survival at ...
"Erythema annulare centrifugum , DermNet NZ". dermnetnz.org. Retrieved 9 January 2021. Russel, James D.; O'McCall, Calvin (3 ... It is used used to describe the rash in cutaneous larvae migrans, erythema annulare centrifugum, purpura annularis ...
... erythema); skin blisters (vesication); wheezing; itchy, watery eyes; chest tightness; and skin irritation. An antidote has been ...
Localised swelling Redness/erythema. Increased shininess of soft tissue surface. Soreness Risk Factors of PIM are categorised ...
... erythema (foam, lotion, solution); oiliness (gel, lotion). Additional side effects include contact dermatitis. Common side ...
"Lyme disease: erythema migrans". Lyme disease NICE guideline [NG95]. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. ...
Rodríguez Vázquez M, Ortiz de Frutos J, del Río Reyes R, Iglesias Díez L (September 2000). "[Erythema multiforme by tetrazepam ... Stevens-Johnson syndrome and erythema multiforme has been reported from use of tetrazepam. Cross-reactivity with other ... Cabrerizo Ballesteros S, Méndez Alcalde JD, Sánchez Alonso A (2007). "Erythema multiforme to tetrazepam" (PDF). Journal of ... erythema multiforme, photodermatitis, eczema and Stevens-Johnson syndrome can occasionally occur as a result of tetrazepam ...
... (or epidemic arthritic erythema) is a form of "rat-bite fever" caused by the bacterium Streptobacillus ... PLACE, E. H.; SUTTON, L. E. (1 November 1934). "ERYTHEMA ARTHRITICUM EPIDEMICUM (HAVERHILL FEVER)". Archives of Internal ... Parker, F; Hudson, NP (September 1926). "The Etiology of Haverhill Fever (Erythema Arthriticum Epidemicum)". The American ...
Peripheral erythema is usually present. Ulcers may range from 0.5 cm to greater than 4 cm. Oral mucositis can be severely ... While the NCI system has separate scores for appearance (erythema and ulceration) and function (pain and ability to eat solids ...
... a small area of the frequently affected skin is exposed to varying doses of UVA and minimal erythema dose (MED) (amount of UV ... and less commonly target-shaped lesions which look like erythema multiforme may be visible. In addition, it may occur in other ... "Minimal Erythema Dose (MED) testing". Journal of Visualized Experiments (75): e50175. doi:10.3791/50175. PMC 3734971. PMID ...
"Borrelia spielmanii erythema migrans, Hungary." Emerging infectious diseases 11.11 (2005): 1794. Dieter, Heylen (2014). " ...
Wallis RC, Brown SE, Kloter KO, Main AJ Jr (October 1978). "Erythema chronicum migrans and Lyme arthritis: field study of ticks ... Foldvari G, Farkas R, Lakos A (2005). "Borrelia spielmanii erythema migrans, Hungary". Emerg Infect Dis. 11 (11): 1794-5. doi: ...
Lyme disease without erythema chronicum migrans". Der Internist. 29 (11): 778-80. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-39609-4_126. PMID ...
Mastitis: unilateral, localized erythema, edema, tenderness. Management: antibiotics for cellulitis, open and drain abscess if ... Wound infection: persistent spiking fever despite antibiotics, wound erythema or fluctuance, wound drainage. Management: ...
Levinbook, WS.; Mallet J; Grant-Kels JM (October 2007). "Laptop computer-associated erythema ab igne". Cutis. Quadrant ...
If there is no induration, the result should be recorded as "0 mm". Erythema (redness) should not be measured.[citation needed ...
... produces erythema, blisters and necrosis. The dehydrated anhydrotoxins of debromoaplysiatoxin are ...
Fixed drug eruption and generalised erythema, acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP), erythema multiforme like ... Augustine M, Sharma P, Stephen J, Jayaseelan E. Fixed drug eruption and generalised erythema following etoricoxib. Indian J ... Kumar P (December 2015). "Etoricoxib-induced pretibial erythema and edema". Indian Dermatology Online Journal. 6 (Suppl 1): S47 ... Thirion L, Nikkels AF, Piérard GE (2008). "Etoricoxib-induced erythema-multiforme-like eruption". Dermatology. 216 (3): 227-8. ...
Erythema infectiosum or fifth disease is one of several possible manifestations of infection by parvovirus B19. The name "fifth ... Mankuta D, Bar-Oz B, Koren G (March 1999). "Erythema infectiosum (fifth disease) and pregnancy". Can Fam Physician. 45: 603-5. ... Kwon, Kenneth T (March 19, 2009). "Pediatrics, Fifth Disease or Erythema Infectiosum". eMedicine. Retrieved November 7, 2009. ... "erythema infectiosum" in 1899. The term "Fifth disease" was coined in 1905 by the Russian-French physician Léon Cheinisse (1871 ...
Histologic studies on erythema nodosum leprosum. Repura 4,107,1933. Survey of leprosy patients living in towns and villages. ...
The rash described by Afzelius was later named erythema migrans. Research in Europe had found that erythema migrans and ... Steere AC, Malawista SE, Hardin JA, Ruddy S, Askenase W, Andiman WA (June 1977). "Erythema chronicum migrans and Lyme arthritis ... A quarter of the people Steere interviewed remembered getting a strange, spreading skin rash (erythema migrans) before ... The recognition that the patients in the United States had erythema migrans led to the recognition that "Lyme arthritis" was ...
Doses of 4 mg or more may cause anterograde amnesia.[citation needed] In rare cases, erythema annulare centrifugum skin lesions ... Kuroda K, Yabunami H, Hisanaga Y (January 2002). "Etizolam-induced superficial erythema annulare centrifugum". Clinical and ...
An MED is the amount of UV radiation that will produce erythema (redness of the skin) within a few hours of exposure. High- ... Maximum times are set by the manufacturer according to how long it takes to produce four "minimal erythema doses" (MEDs), an ... 2013). "Minimal Erythema Dose (MED) Testing". Journal of Visualized Experiments. 75 (75): 50175. doi:10.3791/50175. PMC 3734971 ... Exposure to UV radiation is associated with skin aging, wrinkle production, liver spots, loss of skin elasticity, erythema ( ...
Lee A, Batra P, Furer V, Cheung W, Wang N, Franks A (2009). "Rowell syndrome (systemic lupus erythematosus + erythema ... Patients with the syndrome have lupus erythematosus (discoid or systemic), annular lesions of the skin like erythema multiforme ... Aydogan K, Karadogan S, Balaban Adim S, Tunali S (September 2005). "Lupus erythematosus associated with erythema multiforme: ... "Lupus Erythematosus and Erythema Multiforme-like Lesions: A Syndrome With Characteristic Immunological Abnormalities". Archives ...
Erythema disappears on finger pressure (blanching), while purpura or bleeding in the skin and pigmentation do not. There is no ... Erythema (from the Greek erythros, meaning red) is redness of the skin or mucous membranes, caused by hyperemia (increased ... Erythema is a common side effect of radiotherapy treatment due to patient exposure to ionizing radiation. ... "Erythema" - news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (December 2009) (Learn how and when to remove this template message ...
... A rash is a rash is a rash, right? Not quite! The target-shaped spots of erythema multiforme might be ... About Erythema Multiforme. Erythema multiforme is a hypersensitivity reaction to an infection or, in some cases, a medicine. ... Most cases of erythema multiforme are believed to be a reaction to an infection that causes the bodys immune system to damage ... Doctors usually recognize erythema multiforme just by looking at it. To help figure out what caused it, the doctor will ask ...
... is a rash that appears as red, target-shaped (bulls-eye) patches or sores on the skin. Find out what ... Erythema Multiforme. Resources. Please Note: By clicking a link to any resource listed on this page, you will be leaving this ...
Necrolytic migratory erythema (NME) is a red, blistering rash that spreads across the skin. It particularly affects the skin ... Pujol RM, Wang CY, el-Azhary RA, Su WP, Gibson LE, Schroeter AL (January 2004). "Necrolytic migratory erythema: ... Mignogna MD, Fortuna G, Satriano AR (December 2008). "Small-cell lung cancer and necrolytic migratory erythema". The New ... Wilkinson DS (1973). "Necrolytic migratory erythema with carcinoma of the pancreas". Transactions of the St. Johns Hospital ...
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Erythema infectiosum is a mild childhood disease that is caused by human parvovirus B19. This condition develops after a mean ... Erythema infectiosum (fifth disease). Erythema infectiosum is a mild childhood disease that is caused by human parvovirus B19. ...
Erythema multiforme (EM) is an acute skin reaction that comes from an infection or another trigger. EM is a self-limiting ... EM; Erythema multiforme minor; Erythema multiforme major; Erythema multiforme minor - erythema multiforme von Hebra; Acute ... Erythema multiforme (EM) is an acute skin reaction that comes from an infection or another trigger. EM is a self-limiting ... Urticaria and erythema multiforme. In: Long SS, Prober CG, Fischer M, eds. Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious ...
... most typical of which is erythema marginatum; Sydenham chorea, a nervous system manifestation marked by emotional instability ... Other articles where Erythema marginatum is discussed: rheumatic fever: … ... most typical of which is erythema marginatum; Sydenham chorea, a nervous system manifestation marked by emotional instability ...
Erythema nodosum is an inflammatory disorder. It involves tender, red bumps (nodules) under the skin. ... Erythema nodosum is most common on the front of the shins. It may also occur on other areas of the body such as buttocks, ... Erythema nodosum is uncomfortable, but not dangerous in most cases.. Symptoms most often go away within about 6 weeks, but may ... Sometimes, erythema nodosum may occur during pregnancy. Other disorders linked to this condition include leukemia, lymphoma, ...
Erythema nodosum can resolve on its own in three to six weeks, leaving a bruised area. Read about symptoms, causes, and ... Read about erythema nodosum, a skin inflammation that results in reddish, painful, tender lumps most commonly located in the ... The nodules of erythema nodosum are sometimes confused with insect bites. Sometimes the inflammation of erythema nodosum is ... Erythema Nodosum See a picture of erythema nodosum and other skin conditions See Images ...
But erythema multiforme clears up on its own within a few weeks. ... What Is Erythema Multiforme?. Erythema multiforme is an ... How Is Erythema Multiforme Treated?. Erythema multiforme goes away on its own. If the cause is an infection, the doctor may ... How Is Erythema Multiforme Diagnosed?. Doctors know its erythema multiforme by looking at it. To help figure out what caused ... What Causes Erythema Multiforme?. Most cases of erythema multiforme happen because the body has an allergic reaction to an ...
Erythema toxicum is a common rash seen in full-term newborns. No treatment is needed and it goes away on its own. ... Erythema toxicum - also called erythema toxicum neonatorum (ETN) or toxic erythema of the newborn - is a common rash seen in ... Because erythema toxicum doesnt cause any symptoms and goes away on its own, no treatment is needed. ...
... (ETN) is a fairly common skin condition in newborns. It is both benign and self-limited. It occurs ... Erythema toxicum neonatorum (ETN) is a fairly common skin condition in newborns. It is both benign and self-limited. It occurs ... Also known as toxic erythema of the newborn, or urticaria neonatorum, ETN affects up to nearly half of all full-term infants. ... Contact and mechanical irritation have both been ruled out as potential etiologies for toxic erythema of the newborn. ...
... first described erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP) in 1957.{ref1} He called the patients with this eruption Los cenicientos, ... Drugs & Diseases , Dermatology , Erythema Dyschromicum Perstans Q&A What is erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?. Updated: Apr ... encoded search term (What is erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?) and What is erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)? What to ... Erythema dyschromicum perstans and lichen planus: are they related?. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1989 Aug. 21(2 Pt 2):438-42. [Medline] ...
Aetiology of Erythema Nodosum. Br Med J 1949; 1 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.4597.282 (Published 12 February 1949) Cite ...
Erythema multiforme causes a distinctive rash resembling a bullseye. In severe cases, people may have painful lesions with ... In this article, learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of erythema multiforme. ... Some infections and medicines can trigger an immune skin reaction called erythema multiforme. ... What is palmar erythema? Palmar erythema is a rare condition that makes the palms of the hands turn red. Learn about the causes ...
... or solar erythema, is a short-term skin response to excessive amounts of ultraviolet (UV) radiation, mostly from the sun or ... The exposure responsible for causing erythema (minimal erythema doses, MED) is about 12 J/cm2 for fair-skinned types. At this ... Sunburn, or solar erythema, is a short-term skin response to excessive amounts of ultraviolet (UV) radiation, mostly from the ... This type of damage occurs at sub-erythema doses repeated over time. ...
Chronic or recurrent erythema nodosum is rare but may occur. ... Erythema nodosum (EN) is an acute, nodular, erythematous ... encoded search term (Erythema Nodosum) and Erythema Nodosum What to Read Next on Medscape. Related Conditions and Diseases. * ... Erythema nodosum and erythema induratum (nodular vasculitis): diagnosis and management. Dermatol Ther. 2010 Jul-Aug. 23(4):320- ... Erythema Nodosum Differential Diagnoses. Updated: Aug 07, 2018 * Author: Jeanette L Hebel, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, ...
Erythema toxicum neonatorum (ETN) is a benign, self-limited, asymptomatic skin condition that only occurs during the neonatal ... Keitel HG, Yadav V. Etiology of Toxic Erythema. Erythema Toxicum Neonatorum. Am J Dis Child. 1963 Sep. 106:306-9. [Medline]. ... encoded search term (Pediatric Erythema Toxicum) and Pediatric Erythema Toxicum What to Read Next on Medscape ... Pediatric Erythema Toxicum Medication. Updated: May 07, 2019 * Author: Amanda Shepard-Hayes, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, ...
Erythema multiforme major Erythema multiforme minor Toxic epidermal necrolysis Stevens-Johnson syndrome "Erythema multiforme: ... "erythema multiforme" at Dorlands Medical Dictionary Erythema Multiforme at eMedicine Wetter, David. "Erythema multiforme: ... Erythema multiforme (EM) is a skin condition of unknown cause; it is a type of erythema possibly mediated by deposition of ... Two types, one mild to moderate and one severe, are recognized (erythema multiforme minor and erythema multiforme major). The ...
WebMD explains erythema nodosum, a skin condition that usually affects the lower legs, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, ... How is erythema nodosum treated? What is erythema nodosum?. Erythema nodosum is a type of skin inflammation that is located in ... What causes erythema nodosum?. Erythema nodosum may occur with or without another medical condition. Conditions that are linked ... How is erythema nodosum treated?. Erythema nodosum is initially managed by identifying and treating any underlying condition, ...
Erythema Nodosum and Pustular Ringworm. Br Med J 1963; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5353.385-b (Published 10 August ...
Erythema infectiosum definition, a mild infection, most often seen in children or young adults, caused by a small virus (the ...
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... is a rash that appears as red, target-shaped (bulls-eye) patches or sores on the skin. Find out what ... What Is Erythema Multiforme?. Erythema multiforme (pronounced: air-uh-THEE-muh mul-tuh-FOR-me) is a rash that forms in reaction ... Erythema multiforme is not contagious. So if you do have it, you wont give it to someone else. If someone you know has it, it ... An erythema multiforme rash usually appears on both sides of the body, often on a persons arms, hands, legs, and feet. Some ...
Palmar erythema can cause the palms of both hands to become reddish. Heres what you need to know about this rare skin ... What is palmar erythema?. Palmar erythema is a rare skin condition where the palms of both hands become reddish. This change in ... Primary palmar erythema. Hereditary palmar erythema is very rare, with just a few cases described in the medical literature. In ... How is palmar erythema diagnosed?. Although palmar erythema can be diagnosed on sight, your doctor will want to determine ...
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  • The target-shaped spots of erythema multiforme might be unlike any other rash you've ever seen. (kidshealth.org)
  • One of the characteristics of an erythema multiforme rash is that it develops on both sides of the body. (kidshealth.org)
  • An erythema multiforme rash may come back again (recur) after going away, especially if a child is re-exposed to whatever caused the initial outbreak. (kidshealth.org)
  • Necrolytic migratory erythema (NME) is a red, blistering rash that spreads across the skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • If your child has erythema multiforme caused by the cold sore germ, the rash might come back when cold sores come back. (kidshealth.org)
  • The erythema multiforme rash often goes away in 1 to 2 weeks, but can last as long as 4 weeks. (kidshealth.org)
  • Erythema toxicum - also called erythema toxicum neonatorum (ETN) or toxic erythema of the newborn - is a common rash seen in full-term newborns. (kidshealth.org)
  • Treatment regimens listed in the following table are for the erythema migrans rash , the most common manifestation of early Lyme disease. (cdc.gov)
  • Its name combines the Latin "erythema" (redness), "multi" (many), and "forme" (shapes) and describes the main symptom, which is a rash on the body where each mark resembles a bullseye. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Erythema multiforme minor is usually a mild condition that causes a skin rash. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Erythema multiforme is only one cause of a rash. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Erythema multiforme (pronounced: air-uh-THEE-muh mul-tuh-FOR-me) is a rash that forms in reaction to an infection. (teenshealth.org)
  • An erythema multiforme rash usually appears on both sides of the body, often on a person's arms, hands, legs, and feet. (teenshealth.org)
  • If you take any of these medicines and notice what looks like an erythema multiforme rash starting, call your doctor but don't stop taking your medicine unless the doctor suggests it. (teenshealth.org)
  • Doctors can usually recognize erythema multiforme just by looking at the rash. (teenshealth.org)
  • Erythema multiforme doesn't leave scars, but some people might notice dark spots that last for several months after the rash goes away. (teenshealth.org)
  • The condition varies from a mild, self-limited rash (E. multiforme minor) to a severe, life-threatening form known as erythema multiforme major (or erythema multiforme majus) that also involves mucous membranes. (wikipedia.org)
  • And if you don't mention a history of a tick bite, didn't notice a tick bite (Lyme ticks are very small), or don't have the classic erythema migrans rash, then diagnosis might be delayed. (keepkidshealthy.com)
  • Erythema is a skin condition characterized by redness or rash of the skin. (google.co.uk)
  • Furthermore, the EM rash clearing and peripheral erythema, molecular analysis. (cdc.gov)
  • Different rash -like conditions can be confused with erythema and are thus included in its differential diagnosis. (wikidoc.org)
  • Erythema nodosum shows as a lumpy red rash, usually on the lower legs. (healthdirect.gov.au)
  • Erythema nodosum, or EN, is a skin condition that shows as a lumpy red rash, usually on the lower legs. (healthdirect.gov.au)
  • Erythema gyratum repens is a paraneoplastic rash that is similar to EAE histologically as a superficial perivascular lymphohistiocytic infiltrate that may include eosinophils. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • This photo shows erythema toxicum, a harmless, flat rash of red splotches and usually a white, pimple-like bump in the middle. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Erythema infectiosum, acute infection with parvovirus B19, causes mild constitutional symptoms and a blotchy or maculopapular rash beginning on the cheeks and spreading primarily to exposed extremities. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Several days later, an indurated, confluent erythema appears over the cheeks ("slapped-cheek" appearance) and a symmetric rash appears that is most prominent on the arms, legs (often extensor surfaces), and trunk, usually sparing the palms and soles. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Usually, erythema nodosum is a straightforward, simple diagnosis for a doctor to make by examining a patient and noting the typical firm area of raised tenderness that is red along with areas which have had lesions resolved, which might show a bruised-like appearance. (medicinenet.com)
  • Some people experience non-specific symptoms before EN lesions develop. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The symptoms vary between individuals, but once EN lesions have developed, they normally have a few common characteristics. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • With erythema multiforme major, at least two areas on the body will typically have lesions with mucus. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Most erythema multiforme lesions are not painful, although some people may experience a burning sensation . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Chronic erythema nodosum is a condition in which lesions pop up elsewhere, for a period of weeks to months. (webmd.com)
  • Erythema nodosum is initially managed by identifying and treating any underlying condition, along with the skin lesions. (webmd.com)
  • citation needed] Target lesion Erythema Multiforme target lesions on the leg Many suspected aetiologic factors have been reported to cause EM. (wikipedia.org)
  • Oral acyclovir (Zovirax) should be given early in herpes-associated outbreaks of erythema multiforme to lessen the number and duration of lesions. (aafp.org)
  • A patient with multiple myeloma displayed unusual lesions of erythema elevatum diutinum. (nih.gov)
  • The skin lesions of erythema nodosum are quite characteristic, nonetheless, they need to be differentiated from other conditions with similar symptoms. (aocd.org)
  • When lesions are few in number, are of longer duration, and are located in sites that are not the most common, EN can be difficult to distinguish from other forms of panniculitis, including erythema induratum and pancreatic panniculitis. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • The classic presentation for erythema nodosum is the presence of acute tender, warm, erythematous, subcutaneous nodules on the bilateral pretibial areas that evolve into ecchymotic lesions which resolve without scarring or ulceration over a period of weeks to months. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • A skin biopsy is required only in atypical cases in which the skin lesions do not follow the typical pattern of EN. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • gyrate erythema ( erythema gyra´tum ) erythema multiforme characterized by the development of lesions that tend to migrate and spread peripherally with central clearing. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • erythema margina´tum rheuma´ticum a superficial, often asymptomatic, form of gyrate erythema associated with some cases of rheumatic fever, which is characterized by the presence on the trunk and extensor surfaces of the extremities of a transient eruption of flat to slightly indurated, nonscaling, and usually multiple lesions. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Erythema multiforme (EM) is an acute, immune-mediated, self-limited mucocutaneous condition characterized by distinctive target lesions with concentric color variations. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Classical acral targetoid lesions of erythema multiforme. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Other features sometimes observed include erythema and swelling of the nail folds and clusters of lesions on and around the elbows and knees. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Oral lesions include diffuse areas of mucosal erythema, bullae and erosions, and ulceration. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Typically in erythema multiforme, few to hundreds of skin lesions erupt within a 24-hour period. (dermnetnz.org)
  • Cultivation of Borrelia burgdorferi from erythema migrans lesions and perilesional skin. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Four patients who had received tick bites while visiting forests in Mexico had skin lesions that met the case definition of erythema migrans , or borrelial lymphocytoma. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Erythema multiforme (EM) is an immune-mediated, mucocutaneous condition characterized by "target" lesions. (kegg.jp)
  • In EM minor, lesions often present as papules, which might enlarge and eventually form the typical target lesion with erythema surrounding an area of central clearing. (kegg.jp)
  • Skin biopsy specimens from the peripheral aspect of erythema migrans lesions (site 1) and from clinically normal perilesional areas (site 2) were compared as sources of Borrelia burgdorferi. (asm.org)
  • B. burgdorferi was isolated from two patients with atypical lesions and from two patients with erythema migrans lesions that were less than 5 cm in diameter. (asm.org)
  • This study demonstrates that the cultivation of B. burgdorferi from skin biopsy specimens from cutaneous lesions thought to be erythema migrans can be an efficacious procedure for confirming the diagnosis of Lyme disease and that the spirochete is present in clinically normal appearing perilesional skin. (asm.org)
  • Erythema multiforme is characterized by raised spots or other lesions on the skin. (stlukes-stl.com)
  • Erythema multiforme lesions were noted on the extremities and abdomen. (annals.org)
  • Erythema infectiosum is a mild childhood disease that is caused by human parvovirus B19. (webmd.com)
  • citation needed] Erythema ab igne Erythema chronicum migrans Erythema induratum Erythema infectiosum (or fifth disease) Erythema marginatum Erythema migrans Erythema multiforme (EM) Erythema nodosum Erythema toxicum Erythema elevatum diutinum Erythema gyratum repens Keratolytic winter erythema Palmar erythema Hyperemia Flushing (physiology) List of cutaneous conditions Mosby's Medical Dictionary (9th ed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Erythema infectiosum, or fifth disease, is a mild infection caused by a virus. (drugs.com)
  • Erythema infectiosum is most common in school-aged children. (drugs.com)
  • Fifth disease or Erythema Infectiosum is caused by a virus called Parvovirus B19. (drpaul.com)
  • Erythema infectiosum, often referred to as fifth disease, is caused by human parvovirus B19. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Erythema infectiosum can be transmitted transplacentally, sometimes resulting in stillbirth or severe fetal anemia with widespread edema (hydrops fetalis). (merckmanuals.com)
  • Erythema (from the Greek erythros , meaning red) is redness of the skin or mucous membranes, caused by hyperemia (increased blood flow) in superficial capillaries. (wikipedia.org)
  • erythema From the Greek for 'flush' - redness of the skin, due to persistent engorgement of microscopic blood vessels. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Gastric erythema is an irritation or redness that appears on the stomach lining. (reference.com)
  • Gastric" refers to the stomach, and "erythema" refers to the redness. (reference.com)
  • Erythema is redness of the skin caused by capillary congestion. (wikidoc.org)
  • The term erythema simply means 'redness', but when it is used to describe the esophagus it often means that some inflammatory process, such as GERD, is causing the redness. (healthboards.com)
  • Thus, to establish the proper dosage of UV light to administer to a patient, the patient is sometimes screened to determine a minimal erythema dose (MED), which is the amount of UV radiation that will produce minimal erythema (sunburn or redness caused by engorgement of capillaries) of an individual's skin within a few hours following exposure. (jove.com)
  • The term erythema, used alone, is an indefinite one, indicating a hyperemia or redness of the skin, which may be exudative or simply congestive. (hpathy.com)
  • Investigator will evaluate participant's erythema (redness) at the site of injection on a scale of 0 (clear) to 4 (severe) with higher scores indicating higher levels of erythema. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Erythema multiforme is a hypersensitivity reaction to an infection or, in some cases, a medicine. (kidshealth.org)
  • Most cases of erythema multiforme are believed to be a reaction to an infection that causes the body's immune system to damage the skin cells. (kidshealth.org)
  • Erythema multiforme can happen after someone takes certain medicines, although this is a less likely cause than an infection. (kidshealth.org)
  • Erythema multiforme (EM) is an acute skin reaction that comes from an infection or another trigger. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Sometimes the inflammation of erythema nodosum is more widespread and can mimic skin infection ( cellulitis ). (medicinenet.com)
  • Most cases of erythema multiforme happen because the body has an allergic reaction to an infection or a medicine. (kidshealth.org)
  • Erythema nodosum may be caused by an infection or medication. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In some cases, EN is the result of an abnormal immune response, most often triggered by infection, medications, or conditions that cause chronic inflammation . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Erythema multiforme is a skin immune reaction that an infection or medication can trigger. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Erythema multiforme is a skin immune reaction that develops in response to infection but can sometimes occur as a result of medication. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In most cases, an infection triggers erythema multiforme. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Doctors think most cases of erythema multiforme happen when an infection causes the body's immune system to damage the skin cells. (teenshealth.org)
  • it is a type of erythema possibly mediated by deposition of immune complexes (mostly IgM-bound complexes) in the superficial microvasculature of the skin and oral mucous membrane that usually follows an infection or drug exposure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Erythema multiforme is a skin condition often associated with an overreaction to an infection (usually herpes simplex) or medication. (epnet.com)
  • Some erythema multiforme is associated with an infection or certain medications, though the exact trigger may not be known half the time. (epnet.com)
  • Erythema occurs with any kind of skin injury, infection or inflammation, and yet there is no objective measure for this symptom to aid in diagnosis and assessment of treatment efficacy. (oceanoptics.com)
  • Erythema nodosum may be the first sign of a systemic disease such as tuberculosis, bacterial or deep fungal infection, sarcoidosis, inflammatory bowel disease, or cancer. (aafp.org)
  • Antitubercular therapy should be started presumptively for erythema nodosum in patients with a positive purified protein derivative skin test result with or without a positively identified focus of infection. (aafp.org)
  • Systemic steroids at a dosage of 1 mg per kg daily may be used until resolution of erythema nodosum if underlying infection, risk of bacterial dissemination or sepsis, and malignancy have been excluded by a thorough evaluation. (aafp.org)
  • Historical medical illustration of cases of erythema, reddening of the skin as a result of injury, infection or irritation causing dilatation of the blood capillaries. (sciencephoto.com)
  • The single most common trigger for developing erythema multiforme is herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection , usually herpes labialis (cold sore on the lip) and less often genital herpes . (dermnetnz.org)
  • Erythema multiforme is not contagious and some people have recurrent episodes of the condition, usually due to cold sores or herpes infection. (skinsite.com)
  • What Causes Palmar Erythema? (reference.com)
  • According to WebMD palmar erythema, also known as PE or red palms, either occurs on its own or is the result of a disease. (reference.com)
  • WebMD states that primary palmar erythema can have genetic roots. (reference.com)
  • WebMD also points out that palmar erythema can be attributed to various diseases. (reference.com)
  • WebMD reports that several drugs can cause palmar erythema. (reference.com)
  • In addition to the genetic and disease factors that cause palmar erythema, WebMD notes that environmental factors, such as chronic mercury poisoning and smoking, can also cause PE. (reference.com)
  • Palmar erythema is a rare skin condition where the palms of both hands become reddish. (healthline.com)
  • If the palmar erythema is caused by an underlying condition, your symptoms may clear after treatment for the root cause. (healthline.com)
  • Palmar erythema is also called liver palms, red palms, or Lane's disease. (healthline.com)
  • What does palmar erythema look like? (healthline.com)
  • What causes palmar erythema and who is at risk? (healthline.com)
  • If the condition is inherited, pregnancy-related, or of unknown origin, it's considered to be primary palmar erythema. (healthline.com)
  • If it's caused by an underlying medical condition or environmental factors, it's considered secondary palmar erythema. (healthline.com)
  • Hereditary palmar erythema is very rare , with just a few cases described in the medical literature. (healthline.com)
  • Pregnancy-related palmar erythema occurs in about 30 percent of pregnancies. (healthline.com)
  • Palmar erythema is a symptom of many different conditions. (healthline.com)
  • For example, palmar erythema is associated with several forms of liver disease. (healthline.com)
  • About 23 percent of people who have cirrhosis of the liver also experience palmar erythema. (healthline.com)
  • Other liver diseases associated with palmar erythema include Wilson's disease , which occurs when there's too much copper in your body, and hemochromatosis , which occurs when there's too much iron in your body. (healthline.com)
  • An estimated 4.1 percent of people who have diabetes experience palmar erythema. (healthline.com)
  • More than 60 percent of people who have rheumatoid arthritis experience palmar erythema. (healthline.com)
  • About 18 percent of people with too much thyroid hormone have palmar erythema. (healthline.com)
  • A case of palmar erythema associated with HIV was first reported in 2017. (healthline.com)
  • Environmental causes, such as medications, can also lead to palmar erythema. (healthline.com)
  • If your liver function is impaired, palmar erythema may appear if you're taking amiodarone (Cordarone), cholestyramine (Questran), or gemfibrozil (Lopid). (healthline.com)
  • How is palmar erythema diagnosed? (healthline.com)
  • Although palmar erythema can be diagnosed on sight, your doctor will want to determine whether it's a symptom of an underlying condition. (healthline.com)
  • Depending on which tests you've had and the results from your original diagnostic testing, you may need to return for additional tests until the cause of palmar erythema is found. (healthline.com)
  • It is also not uncommon for those with more advanced liver disease such as cirrhosis to have palmar erythema , which presents like red palms -especially around the base of the thumb and little finger. (hepb.org)
  • First year palmar erythema anniversary, and going strong! (healingwell.com)
  • By symptoms I mean RUQ pain and a blossoming of palmar erythema. (healingwell.com)
  • Palmar erythema is a very unusual manifestation of sarcoidosis. (mja.com.au)
  • We report on a patient whose presenting features of sarcoidosis were palmar erythema and a hoarse voice. (mja.com.au)
  • 1 However, palmar erythema is a very unusual skin manifestation of sarcoidosis - to our knowledge, it has been reported only once before in the literature. (mja.com.au)
  • 2 We describe a patient with palmar erythema and a hoarse voice who was subsequently shown to have sarcoidosis. (mja.com.au)
  • 3 Palmar erythema may be the presenting feature of a number of skin diseases such as eczema, psoriasis, tinea and pityriasis rubra pilaris. (mja.com.au)
  • 4 Isolated palmar erythema is commonly seen in pregnancy and liver diseases, and may occasionally occur in rheumatoid arthritis. (mja.com.au)
  • 2 Interestingly, the only other reported patient presenting with palmar erythema was also of Indian origin. (mja.com.au)
  • Call your provider if you develop symptoms of erythema nodosum. (medlineplus.gov)
  • What are the signs and symptoms of erythema nodosum? (medicinenet.com)
  • Because erythema toxicum doesn't cause any symptoms and goes away on its own, no treatment is needed. (kidshealth.org)
  • However, some people experience EN symptoms for 6 months or more. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In comparison to Lyme disease the occurrence of arthritis (63 cases), carditis (13 cases) multiple erythema, recurrence, and central nervous symptoms in meningopolyneuritis (10%) were rare. (prohealth.com)
  • There are usually no prodromal symptoms in erythema multiforme minor. (dermnetnz.org)
  • However, erythema multiforme major may be preceded by mild symptoms such as fever or chills, weakness or painful joints. (dermnetnz.org)
  • Objective sequelae and post-treatment subjective symptoms such as fatigue, malaise, arthralgias, headache, myalgias, paresthesias, dizziness, or irritability in patients treated for multiple Erythema migrans with ceftriaxone or doxycycline for 15 days. (patientsville.com)
  • Comparison of subjective symptoms such as fatigue, malaise, arthralgias, headache, myalgias, paresthesias, or irritability between patients treated with antibiotic for multiple Erythema migrans and control subjects without a history of Lyme borreliosis. (patientsville.com)
  • Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), the most severe forms of erythema multiforme, have a different set of symptoms. (stlukes-stl.com)
  • 2 , 3 Previously, the condition was thought to be part of a clinical spectrum of disease that included erythema minor, erythema major (often equated with Stevens-Johnson syndrome [SJS]), and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), with erythema minor being the most mild and TEN the most severe. (aafp.org)
  • Erythema Multiforme is a topic covered in the 5-Minute Clinical Consult . (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Because of the clinical presentations, reported exposure to dirt, and published literature on EN outbreaks, the physicians and investigators hypothesized initially that this EN outbreak was caused by a mycotic agent (e.g. (cdc.gov)
  • Acral erythema, with similar clinical and histological features, can also occur after bone marrow transplant due to dermatologic manifestations of graft vs. host disease. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Epidemiology and clinical presentation of Erythema chronicum migrans disease are not well known yet. (prohealth.com)
  • Based on the discussions and in collaboration with other dermatologists in SA, George Findlay authored the first publication detailing the clinical features and naming this novel genodermatosis, keratolytic winter erythema (KWE) or Oudtshoorn skin. (scielo.org.za)
  • The patient was given a clinical diagnosis of acute Lyme disease because of typical erythema migrans and a history of a tick bite. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Objectives To analyze specific clinical features of EN in sarcoidosis patients. (bmj.com)
  • Erythema chronicum migrans is distinguished from EAE by a superficial and deep perivascular lymphocytic infiltrate with peripheral plasma cells and central eosinophils. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Erythema chronicum migrans disease in the Federal Republic of Germany. (prohealth.com)
  • Early Lyme disease was diagnosed on the basis of erythema chronicum migrans and exposure in an endemic area. (jaoa.org)
  • In about half of cases, the exact cause of erythema nodosum is unknown. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The most common cause of erythema nodosum is medications, especially sulfa drugs and some brands of the oral contraceptive pill. (aocd.org)
  • Apart from drugs, infections are the largest cause of erythema nodosum, including Strep throat, TB and others. (aocd.org)
  • Sometimes the cause of erythema nodosum is not known. (grandstrandmed.com)
  • Characteristic features of erythema nodosum include barely raised, tender, reddish nodules, most commonly below the knees in the front of the legs. (medicinenet.com)
  • The classic features of erythema nodosum on histopathology include a septal panniculitis with slight superficial and deep perivascular inflammatory lymphocytic infiltrate. (medscape.com)
  • The key features of erythema nodosum (EN) typically include sudden onset of bilateral, 1-5 cm tender, erythematous, subcutaneous nodules arising in crops, most commonly on the pretibial areas. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • However, a biopsy - a procedure in which a small section of affected skin is taken to examine more thoroughly -- is usually required to confirm a diagnosis of erythema nodosum. (webmd.com)
  • The histologic findings were consistent with a diagnosis of erythema nodosum. (ovid.com)
  • Sullivan R, Clowers-Webb H, Davis MD. Erythema nodosum: a presenting sign of acute myelogenous leukemia. (medscape.com)
  • Is erythema toxicum neonatorum a mild self-limited acute cutaneous graft-versus-host-reaction from maternal-to-fetal lymphocyte transfer? (medscape.com)
  • During an EN outbreak, timely (acute and convalescent) specimen collection (ideally from case-patients and control subjects to determine baseline seropositivity) and sensitive tests (e.g., polymerase chain reaction [PCR]) are essential to differentiate among possible causes of EN. (cdc.gov)
  • Erythema marginatum preceding an acute edematous attack of hereditary angioneurotic edema. (sma.org)
  • Circumoral erythema has been described as a typical sign of acute oleander poisoning by ingestion. (wikidoc.org)
  • Erythema Multiforme (EM) is an acute usually self-limiting but occasionally recurrent dermatologic condition that is considered to be the result of a hypersensitivity reaction. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Acute EN course was documented in 20% of cases, subacute - in 62%, and chronic - in 18% of patients. (bmj.com)
  • Erythema dyschromicum perstans (ashy dermatosis) is a distinct and somewhat controversial cutaneous eruption that may be best regarded as a form of lichen planus or lichen planus actinicus. (medscape.com)
  • The pathogenesis of erythema nodosum remains unclear, but a nonspecific cutaneous reaction caused by a type IV delayed hypersensitivity reaction to various antigens is thought to be the most likely pathway. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Eosinophilic annular erythema presents clinically as a cutaneous eruption of solitary or multiple erythematous nodules or papules that migrate and evolve to form figurate, annular plaques with a clear center and an elevated erythematous border. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • The differential diagnosis of EAE includes other cutaneous figurate erythemas, insect bites and drug reactions. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Eosinophilic annular erythema is a rare cutaneous disorder with no known risk factors. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Skin diseases affecting or involving the cutaneous blood vessels and generally manifested as inflammation, swelling, erythema, or necrosis in the affected area. (bioportfolio.com)
  • In patients with erythema nodosum, pain can be managed with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. (aafp.org)
  • Erythema nodosum (EN) is a form of panniculitis, which has been associated with several infectious and noninfectious etiologies ( 1,2 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Erythema nodosum, a painful disorder of the subcutaneous fat, is the most common type of panniculitis. (aafp.org)
  • Erythema nodosum is a type of panniculitis that affects subcutaneous fat in the skin, usually first evident as an outcropping of erythematous nodules that are highly sensitive to touch. (aafp.org)
  • Erythema nodosum is a form of 'panniculitis' or inflammation of subcutaneous fat tissue. (aocd.org)
  • Erythema nodosum (EN) manifests as a classic panniculitis, or painful disorder of subcutaneous fat tissue. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • erythema nodo´sum a type of panniculitis occurring usually as a hypersensitivity reaction to multiple provoking agents, including various infections, drugs, sarcoidosis, and certain enteropathies. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Background Erythema nodosum (EN) is a type of septal panniculitis with multiple underlying etiological trigger factors. (bmj.com)
  • Around 1.2 percent of people with leprosy develop a type of EN called erythema nodosum leprosum or type 2 lepra reaction . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Erythema toxicum neonatorum (ETN) is a fairly common skin condition in newborns. (news-medical.net)
  • No pharmacologic treatment is indicated for erythema toxicum neonatorum (ETN). (medscape.com)
  • Erythema toxicum neonatorum revisited. (medscape.com)
  • Droitcourt C, Khosrotehran K, Halaby E, Aractingi S. Maternal cells are not responsible [corrected] for erythema toxicum neonatorum [corrected]. (medscape.com)
  • Marchini G, Nelson A, Edner J, Lonne-Rahm S, Stavréus-Evers A, Hultenby K. Erythema toxicum neonatorum is an innate immune response to commensal microbes penetrated into the skin of the newborn infant. (medscape.com)
  • Epidemiology and Predisposing Factors for Erythema Toxicum Neonatorum and Transient Neonatal Pustular: A Multicenter Study. (medscape.com)
  • Liu C, Feng J, Qu R. Epidemiologic study of the predisposing factors in erythema toxicum neonatorum. (medscape.com)
  • Erythema nodosum and erythema induratum (nodular vasculitis): diagnosis and management. (medscape.com)
  • Erythema induratum tends to occur on the posterior aspect of the lower legs and may ulcerate. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Objective: To search for anaphylatoxin activity in plasma during episodes of erythema marginatum, and to evaluate the histology of erythema marginatum by electron microscopy and immunohistologic techniques. (sma.org)
  • A skin biopsy of erythema marginatum was done, and the tissue stained with a rabbit antibody to bradykinin. (sma.org)
  • Conclusions: Bradykinin may be important in the causality of the erythema marginatum associated with hereditary angioedema. (sma.org)
  • Dermal manifestations of hereditary angioedema included angioedema and erythema marginatum. (sma.org)
  • Bradykinin's role in the erythema marginatum of hereditary angioedema is unknown. (sma.org)
  • We have identified deposits of bradykinin in erythema marginatum of hereditary angioedema. (sma.org)
  • Fig.1: Erythema marginatum et gyratum, featuring pink rings on the torso, Fig.2: Erythema papulatum, and Fig.3: Erythema iris et circinatus. (sciencephoto.com)
  • The doctor explained that Soraya didn't have Lyme disease, but she did have a condition called erythema multiforme. (teenshealth.org)
  • We describe the isolation of this novel Lyme disease spirochete from a human patient with erythema migrans in Hungary. (cdc.gov)
  • To identify the Borrelia species occurring in Hungarian Lyme disease patients, we have started to molecularly analyze cultured isolates that originate from erythema migrans of different patients. (cdc.gov)
  • SAN FRANCISCO -- Ten days of doxycycline are as effective as 20 for the treatment of early Lyme disease with erythema migrans , Dr. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The front (A1) and back (A2) portions of his upper thigh show signs of severe Erythema Annulare Centrifugum. (aad.org)
  • Erythema annulare centrifugum (EAC) is an annular, erythematous lesion that appears as urticarial-like papules and enlarges centrifugally, then clearing centrally. (aad.org)
  • anyone had erythema centrifugum (sp? (healthboards.com)
  • Erythema annulare centrifugum is differentiated from EAE as tissue eosinophilia is absent. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • The papulous, desquamative subsets may be confused with psoriasis, and the annular subsets with annular erythema centrifugum. (scielo.br)
  • Erythema annulare centrifugum (EAC) is one of the figurate or annular erythemas. (omicsonline.org)
  • Erythema disappears on finger pressure ( blanching ), while purpura or bleeding in the skin and pigmentation do not. (wikipedia.org)
  • erythema (e-ri- theem -ă) n. flushing of the skin due to dilatation of the blood capillaries in the dermis. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Erythema nodosum is a type of skin inflammation that is located in a certain portion of the fatty layer of skin. (medicinenet.com)
  • The biopsy of the deeper layers of tissue of skin can prove that it is erythema nodosum. (medicinenet.com)
  • Simultaneously, health care professionals direct treatment toward the inflamed skin from the erythema nodosum. (medicinenet.com)
  • Convit J, Kerdel-Vegas F. Erythema dyschromicum perstans a hitherto undescribed skin disease. (medscape.com)
  • Erythema nodosum is a condition that causes painful red bumps under the skin on a person's shins. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Sunburn, or solar erythema, is a short-term skin response to excessive amounts of ultraviolet (UV) radiation, mostly from the sun or from tanning lamps. (news-medical.net)
  • Erythema nodosum is a type of skin inflammation that is located in a part of the fatty layer of skin. (webmd.com)
  • Erythema multiforme is a skin condition considered to be a hypersensitivity reaction to infections or drugs. (aafp.org)
  • The skin sample is examined under a microscope to look for findings of erythema multiforme. (epnet.com)
  • 1. A method of treating erythema or a symptom associated therewith in a subject, the method comprising topically administering to a skin area of the subject a topical composition comprising about 0.01% to about 10% by weight of at least one alpha adrenergic receptor agonist and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, wherein the skin area is, or is prone to be, affected by the erythema or the symptom associated therewith. (google.co.uk)
  • Daily supplementation with carotenoids protects human skin against both UVB-induced erythema and UVA-induced pigmentation. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • Many debilitating skin conditions begin with the same, seemingly innocuous symptom - erythema. (oceanoptics.com)
  • Use of visible reflectance spectroscopy has the potential to assist clinicians in making objective measurements of erythema to assist diagnosis and treatment, and eliminate factors like melanin and skin tone in evaluation. (oceanoptics.com)
  • By measuring the reflectance of skin at visible wavelengths (400-800 nm) and fitting the data to a model for the diffusion of light through skin for both healthy and pathological tissue, an erythema index was developed to quantify the impact of wearing copper socks. (oceanoptics.com)
  • Erythema elevatum diutinum is a rare chronic inflammatory skin disease of unknown etiology with a histopathology of a leukocytoclastic vasculitis. (nih.gov)
  • Acral erythema is an adverse drug reaction to chemotherapy that can occur days to months after a patient begins treatment and results in reddening, swelling and desquamation of the skin, often of the palms and soles. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Erythema nodosum happens when the layer of fat that everybody has under their skin becomes inflamed or irritated. (healthdirect.gov.au)
  • Red or pink skin indicates erythema or burning. (jove.com)
  • Erythemetous skin exposed to the shortest duration of UV is defined as the minimal erythema dose or MED. (jove.com)
  • Homeopathy treatment of Erythema , with indicated homeopathic remedies from the Diseases of the Skin by Frederick Myers Dearborn. (hpathy.com)
  • erythema multifor´me a symptom complex representing a reaction of the skin and mucous membranes secondary to various known, suspected, and unknown factors, including infections, ingestants, physical agents, malignancy, and pregnancy. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Eosinophilic annular erythema (EAE) is a rare, benign skin condition that was first described in the literature by Kahofer et al in 2000 as a recurrent annular erythema with marked tissue eosinophilia and the absence of "flame figures. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • When a person suddenly develops fever and joint pains followed by painful red bumps deep in the fat underneath the skin on the front of his legs, doctors often cut out a piece and usually diagnose erythema nodosum. (drmirkin.com)
  • Skin manifestations can be in the form of erythema nodosum (the most common), subcutaneous nodules, plaques, lupus pernio or maculopapular eruptions. (mja.com.au)
  • Reliability of a Skin Diagnostic Device in Assessing Hydration and Erythema. (bioportfolio.com)
  • skin diagnostic device, the SD202 (Courage+Khazaka GmBH, Cologne, Germany), in assessing hydration and erythema of periwound skin and pressure injury-prone areas. (bioportfolio.com)
  • We describe a novel device for rapid and economical minimal erythema dose testing in patients undergoing ultraviolet (UV) light phototherapy for treatment of skin diseases. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Exposure of skin to UVB radiation is associated with skin thickening, erythema, deep wrinkles, and marked losses of elasticity, resilience, and hydration. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Any of a variety of eruptive skin disorders characterized by erythema, oozing, vesiculation, and scaling. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Since 1999, we have regularly isolated Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato from skin biopsy specimens of erythema migrans and acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans taken from patients at the Center for Tick-borne Diseases, Budapest, Hungary. (cdc.gov)
  • Keratolytic winter erythema (KWE), also known as Oudtshoorn skin disease, is characterised by a cyclical disruption of normal epidermal keratinisation affecting primarily the palmoplantar skin with peeling of the palms and soles, which is worse in the winter. (scielo.org.za)
  • burgdolferi from the skin of patients with erythema migrans in the United States," Dr. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • My friend is suffering from a skin disease called erythema multiforme . (ndtv.com)
  • Erythema is a common but nonspecific sign of skin irritation, injury, or inflammation. (tabers.com)
  • People with a family history of skin conditions have a greater chance of developing either erythema multiforme or erythema nodosum. (stlukes-stl.com)
  • Your doctor will perform a physical exam and may order a skin biopsy, throat culture, blood test, or x-ray to determine the type of erythema. (stlukes-stl.com)
  • The effects of topically applied glycolic acid and salicylic acid on ultraviolet radiation-induced erythema, DNA damage and sunburn cell formation in human skin. (nih.gov)
  • Treatment with glycolic acid resulted in increased sensitivity of human skin to SSR, measured as an increase in erythema, DNA damage and sunburn cell formation. (nih.gov)
  • On skin biopsy, the eruptions were found to be histologically exudative erythema, but serious generalized exfoliative erythroderma was apparent. (annals.org)
  • [ 6 ] Some favor a new entity, identified as acquired macular pigmentation of unknown etiology, under which the rubric erythema dyschromicum perstans, ashy dermatosis, lichen planus pigmentosus, and idiopathic eruptive macular pigmentation would fit. (medscape.com)
  • Keitel HG, Yadav V. Etiology of Toxic Erythema. (medscape.com)
  • management of an underlying etiology is the most definitive means of alleviating erythema nodosum. (aafp.org)
  • The etiology of eosinophilic annular erythema is not understood. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • erythema margina´tum a type of erythema multiforme in which the reddened areas are disk-shaped, with elevated edges. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Also known as toxic erythema of the newborn, or urticaria neonatorum, ETN affects up to nearly half of all full-term infants. (news-medical.net)
  • Contact and mechanical irritation have both been ruled out as potential etiologies for toxic erythema of the newborn. (news-medical.net)
  • Chronic erythema nodosum, with intermittent recurrences, can occur with or without an underlying disease present. (medicinenet.com)
  • International Classification of Disease, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) codes were used to identify patients with EN in the facility's electronic database. (cdc.gov)
  • erythema multiforme major refers to EM with mucosal disease. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • The tender lumps, or nodules, of erythema nodosum range in size from one to five centimeters. (medicinenet.com)
  • The nodules of erythema nodosum are sometimes confused with insect bites . (medicinenet.com)
  • The tender lumps, or nodules, of erythema nodosum range in size from a dime to a quarter. (webmd.com)
  • Among the initial 13 patients diagnosed with EN, nine complained of nodules on the extremities and five of cough. (cdc.gov)
  • The hallmark of erythema nodosum is tender, erythematous, subcutaneous nodules that typically are located symmetrically on the anterior surface of the lower extremities. (aafp.org)
  • This is why I suggested a name which contains the term "erythema" and which also suggests the variety and persistence of the final dyschromias. (medscape.com)
  • Significance of erythema nodosum and pyoderma gangrenosum in inflammatory bowel diseases: a cohort study of 2402 patients. (medscape.com)
  • toxic erythema ( erythema tox´icum ) a generalized erythematous or erythematomacular eruption due to administration of a drug or to bacterial or other toxins or associated with various systemic diseases. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Erythema nodosum and associated diseases. (drmirkin.com)
  • Erythema nodosum is a form of erythema that is accompanied by tender lumps, usually on the legs below the knees, and may be caused by certain medications or diseases. (stlukes-stl.com)
  • Individuals with persistent (chronic) erythema multiforme will often have a lesion form at an injury site, e.g. a minor scratch or abrasion, within a week. (wikipedia.org)
  • Infections are probably associated with at least 90% of cases of erythema multiforme. (dermnetnz.org)
  • Continuous acyclovir is recommended to prevent recurrent herpes-associated erythema multiforme. (aafp.org)
  • Certain tissue types are more often found in people with herpes-associated erythema multiforme (HLA-DQw3) and recurrent erythema multiforme (HLA-B15, -B35, -A33, -DR53, -DQB1*0301). (dermnetnz.org)
  • The use of corticosteroids in management of Herpes associated Erythema Multiforme. (kegg.jp)
  • In more severe cases (called erythema multiforme major ), it also can affect the lips and inside of the mouth. (kidshealth.org)
  • Erythema multiforme major can be more severe and typically requires more extensive treatment. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In severe cases, (erythema multiforme major), a person needs to be hospitalized and may need IV (intravenous) medicine such as antibiotics or steroids. (teenshealth.org)
  • Two types, one mild to moderate and one severe, are recognized (erythema multiforme minor and erythema multiforme major). (wikipedia.org)
  • A 5-day-old newborn with erythematous papules with surrounding indistinct blotchy erythema visible on the abdomen. (medscape.com)
  • erythema tox´icum neonato´rum a benign, idiopathic, very common, generalized, transient eruption occurring in infants during the first week of life, usually consisting of small papules or pustules that become sterile, yellow-white, firm vesicles surrounded by an erythematous halo and some edema. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Epidemiology of erythema migrans in north-eastern Poland. (prohealth.com)
  • Patients with recurrent erythema multiforme despite suppressive antiviral therapy should be referred to a dermatologist for further treatment. (aafp.org)
  • In December 2007, a physician in a rural New Mexico community of approximately 10,000 persons reported to the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) that 13 patients had been diagnosed with EN since mid-November. (cdc.gov)
  • Seventeen of 20 patients who answered a standard questionnaire reported being at a construction site with crowded and dusty conditions before EN onset. (cdc.gov)
  • Acral erythema has been reported in patients receiving sustained dosing (or those who could use prolonged exposure) of the cytotoxic drugs fluorouracil, capecitabine, cytarabine, sorafenib, sunitinib, and pegylated liposomal doxorubicin. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • All patients showed improvement in erythema after three sessions of IPL (540-950 nm) treatment. (nih.gov)
  • Side effects were minimal and transient (erythema and/or edema) for patients. (nih.gov)
  • Colchicine may be considered in patients with erythema nodosum and coexistent Behçet's syndrome. (aafp.org)
  • Erythema Multiforme minor describes patients with EM and little to no mucosal involvement while Erythema Multiforme major describes those patients with EM and mucosal involvement of the oral, genital and ocular mucosa. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Although EN can be associated with a wide variety of systemic disorders, despite investigation, no underlying cause is found in most pediatric patients. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • A sixth pathogenic strain, A14S, has been isolated from 1 Dutch ( 4 ) and 2 German patients with erythema migrans ( 5 ). (cdc.gov)
  • However, no cause is found in 60% of patients with erythema nodosum. (bmj.com)
  • Methods 125 EN patients (M-21,F-104), aged 18 - 69 years associated with sarcoidosis were examined. (bmj.com)
  • Conclusions combination of ankle joints involvement, fever, and EN necessitates thoracic CT, as in 1/3 of such patients lungs would inevitably be involved. (bmj.com)
  • Erythema multiforme is an allergic reaction. (kidshealth.org)
  • One type of reaction is erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL), a serious and often chronic complication of leprosy caused by the immune system. (healthdirect.gov.au)
  • Erythema nodosum is thought to be a type of autoimmune reaction. (grandstrandmed.com)
  • Erythema multiforme is a hypersensitivity reaction usually triggered by infections, most commonly herpes simplex virus (HSV). (dermnetnz.org)
  • Erythema multiforme is an allergic reaction with many different causes. (skinsite.com)
  • The most common causes of erythema multiforme are mycoplasma, pneumonia, cold sores, herpes of the genitals , and as a reaction to medication (sulfa drugs). (skinsite.com)
  • Erythema multiforme is a hypersensitivity reaction due to infections, drugs, vaccination etc. (ndtv.com)
  • Methods and products for treating or preventing erythema or a symptom associated with erythema in a subject are described. (google.co.uk)
  • 11. The method of claim 1 , further comprising administering to the subject at least one additional treatment and medication for erythema or the symptom associated therewith. (google.co.uk)
  • Male gender and EN aggregation pattern are most likely indicative of the emergence of GGO-symptom. (bmj.com)
  • This article describes how to conduct minimal erythema dose (MED) testing in order to determine the lowest dose of ultraviolet radiation that will cause erythema (burning) when administered to an individual. (jove.com)
  • This article describes how to conduct minimal erythema dose (MED) testing. (jove.com)
  • A Rapid and Cost-Effective Device for Testing Minimal Erythema Dose. (bioportfolio.com)
  • There is no previous study on the minimal erythema dose of UVB irradiation in Chinese people. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Erythema multiforme in children: the steroid debate. (kegg.jp)
  • Doctors manage erythema nodosum by identifying and treating any underlying condition present. (medicinenet.com)
  • How to manage erythema nodosum? (ndtv.com)
  • Home » Frequently asked Questions on Health » How to manage erythema nodosum? (ndtv.com)
  • However, chronic erythema nodosum that may last for years is another pattern. (medicinenet.com)
  • How do health care professionals diagnose erythema nodosum? (medicinenet.com)
  • Herpes simplex virus suppression and even prophylaxis (with acyclovir) has been shown to prevent recurrent erythema multiforme eruption. (wikipedia.org)
  • In kids, a germ that causes lung infections also can trigger erythema multiforme. (kidshealth.org)
  • Contrast with Erythema Multiforme Minor which is typically caused infections (esp. (fpnotebook.com)
  • EN clusters have been associated with outbreaks of Coccidioides immitis ( 3 ), Histoplasma capsulatum ( 4 ), and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infections ( 5 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Dermatophyte fungal infections ( tinea ) have also been reported in association with erythema multiforme. (dermnetnz.org)
  • Sometimes, erythema nodosum may occur during pregnancy. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Erythema nodosum may occur as an isolated condition or in association with other conditions. (medicinenet.com)
  • A majority of erythema nodosum (EN) cases occur in people between the ages of 20 and 45 years old. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Erythema nodosum may occur with or without another medical condition. (webmd.com)
  • 2 Peak incidence occurs in persons between 20 and 30 years of age, although erythema nodosum can occur at any age. (aafp.org)
  • Erythema nodosum is most likely to occur between fifteen and thirty years of age. (aocd.org)