Definition of Erythroderma

1. Noun. Any skin disorder involving abnormal redness.

Generic synonyms: Disease Of The Skin, Skin Disease, Skin Disorder
Specialized synonyms: Erythema, Flare



Definition of Erythroderma

1. Noun. An inflammatory skin disease with erythema and scaling that affects nearly the entire cutaneous surface. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Erythroderma

1. A non-specific designation for intense and usually widespread reddening of the skin from dilatation of blood vessels, often preceding, or associated with exfoliation. Synonym: erythrodermatitis. Origin: erythro-+ G. Derma, skin (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erythroderma

erythrocytic
erythrocytic series
erythrocytoblast
erythrocytolysin
erythrocytolysis
erythrocytometer
erythrocytometers
erythrocytopenia
erythrocytopoiesis
erythrocytorrhexis
erythrocytoschisis
erythrocytoses
erythrocytosis
erythrocyturia
erythrodegenerative
erythroderma (current term)
erythroderma desquamativum
erythroderma exfoliativa
erythroderma psoriaticum
erythrodermas
erythrodermata
erythrodermatitis
erythrodermic
erythrodextrin
erythrodextrins
erythrodifferentiation
erythrodontia
erythrodysesthesia
erythrodysesthesia syndrome
erythrofuranose

Literary usage of Erythroderma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Skin and Venereal Diseases (1921)
"Generalized Arsenical erythroderma ... may bring about and even arsenical generalized erythroderma. ..."

2. Dermatology: The Essentials of Cutaneous Medicine by Walter James Highman (1921)
"... cutaneous condition, are dermatitis exfoliativa of Wilson-Brocq, pityriasis rubra of Hebra, dermatitis exfoliativa neo- natorum of Ritter, erythroderma ..."

3. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1857)
"... таг. у erythroderma) given me by Dr. Weddell, that it agrees in minute particulars •with that of commercial red bark. The colour of the denuded derm, ..."

4. Guide to the diseases of infancy by Walther Birk (1916)
"A very severe indication of the exudative diathesis has been termed erythroderma (Leiner). The skin is intensely reddened, shiny, and dry, ..."

5. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1905)
"Parrot said it might be accentuated and prolonged in feeble infants. Kaposi considered this exfoliative erythroderma an exaggerated physiological process. ..."

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