- an eruptive disease, especially one attended with fever, as smallpox or measles.
Origin of exanthem
Examples from the Web for exanthem
Historical Examples of exanthem
Upon its subsidence the exanthem of the disease as a rule promptly appears.
The exanthem was of a hemorrhagic character, and the intervening skin was red and the face swollen.
According to Thomas, the disease at times immediately follows the exanthem, and reaches a fatal issue in a few days or weeks.