erythroderma, erythrodermia

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(ĕ-rith″rŏ-dĕr′mă )

(ĕ-rith″rŏ-dĕr′mē-ă )

[″ + derma, skin]
Abnormally widespread redness and scaling of the skin, sometimes involving the entire body. This condition may be seen in patients with extensive psoriasis, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, drug reactions, seborrheic or atopic dermatitis, or other conditions.

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SYN: SEE: erythrodermia; SEE: exfoliative dermatitis

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