erythema marginatum

[ mär′jə-nātəm ]


A form of erythema multiforme in which elevated defined bands remain after erythematous patches have cleared; it occurs in rheumatic fever.

Nearby words

  1. erythema chronicum migrans,
  2. erythema dose,
  3. erythema induratum,
  4. erythema infectiosum,
  5. erythema iris,
  6. erythema migrans linguae,
  7. erythema multiforme,
  8. erythema nodosum,
  9. erythema nodosum leprosum,
  10. erythema pernio

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