ⓘ Erythema multiforme

                                     

ⓘ Erythema multiforme

Erythema multiforme is a skin condition of unknown cause, it is a type of erythema possibly mediated by deposition of immune complexes in the superficial microvasculature of the skin and oral mucous membrane that usually follows an infection or drug exposure. It is an uncommon disorder, with peak incidence in the second and third decades of life. The disorder has various forms or presentations, which its name reflects. Target lesions are a typical manifestation. Two types, one mild to moderate and one severe, are recognized.

                                     
  • Erythema multiforme major is a form of rash with skin loss or epidermal detachment. The term erythema multiforme majus is sometimes used to imply a
  • Erythema multiforme is usually a reaction of the skin and mucous membranes that occurs suddenly. It appears as a symmetrical rash and may include the
  • Urticarial erythema multiforme is an unusual reaction virtually always associated with antibiotic ingestions, characterized by skin lesions that consist
  • Erythema nodosum et multiforme is a type of erythema skin redness and refers to: Erythema nodosum Erythema multiforme
  • Erythema multiforme EM Erythema nodosum Erythema toxicum Erythema elevatum diutinum Erythema gyratum repens Keratolytic winter erythema Palmar erythema Flushing
  • erythematosus discoid or systemic annular lesions of the skin like erythema multiforme associated with a characteristic pattern of immunological abnormalities
  • observed in the earlier stages of the disease as evanescent erythema erythema multiforme and edema, especially angioedema. Trypanosomiasis Skin lesion
  • to the bull s - eye of a shooting target, is the typical lesion of erythema multiforme EM in which a vesicle is surrounded by an often hemorrhagic maculopapule
  • conditions 695.1 Erythema multiforme 695.10 Erythema multiforme unspecified 695.11 Erythema multiforme minor 695.12 Erythema multiforme major 695.13 Stevens Johnson
  • Erythema toxicum neonatorum is a common rash in neonates. It appears in up to half of newborns carried to term, usually between day 2 5 after birth it
  • Bullous drug reaction most commonly refers to a drug reaction in the erythema multiforme group. These are uncommon reactions to medications, with an incidence
  • dermis. This change is frequently found in lupus erythematosus, erythema multiforme and lichen sclerosis. Bolognia, Jean L. et al. 2007 Dermatology