erythrodysesthesia syndrome

[ ĭ-rĭth′rō-dĭs′ĭs-thēzhə ]

n.

A condition caused by continuous infusion therapy and resulting in a tingling sensation of the palms and soles, progressing to severe pain and tenderness with erythema and edema.

Nearby words

  1. erythroderma,
  2. erythroderma desquamativum,
  3. erythroderma psoriaticum,
  4. erythrodermatitis,
  5. erythrodontia,
  6. erythrogenesis imperfecta,
  7. erythrogenic,
  8. erythrogenic toxin,
  9. erythroid,
  10. erythrokeratoderma


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