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Encyclopedia > Erythema
Erythema
Classification & external resources
ICD-10 L51.-L54.
ICD-9 695
DiseasesDB 4466
MeSH D004890

Erythema is redness of the skin caused by capillary congestion. The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (most commonly known by the abbreviation ICD) provides codes to classify diseases and a wide variety of signs, symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances and external causes of injury or disease. ... The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision (ICD-10) is a coding of diseases and signs, symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances and external causes of injury or diseases, as classified by the World Health Organization (WHO). ... // L00-L99 - Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L08) Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00) Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (L01) Impetigo (L02) Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle (L03) Cellulitis (L04) Acute lymphadenitis (L05) Pilonidal cyst (L08) Other local infections of skin and subcutaneous tissue (L081) Erythrasma... // L00-L99 - Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L08) Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00) Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (L01) Impetigo (L02) Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle (L03) Cellulitis (L04) Acute lymphadenitis (L05) Pilonidal cyst (L08) Other local infections of skin and subcutaneous tissue (L081) Erythrasma... The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (most commonly known by the abbreviation ICD) provides codes to classify diseases and a wide variety of signs, symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances and external causes of injury or disease. ... The following is a list of codes for International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. ... The Disease Bold textDatabase is a free website that provides information about the relationships between medical conditions, symptoms, and medications. ... Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is a huge controlled vocabulary (or metadata system) for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the life sciences. ... For other uses, see Skin (disambiguation). ... Blood flows from digestive system heart to arteries, which narrow into arterioles, and then narrow further still into capillaries. ...


It can be caused by infection, massage, electrical treatments, acne medication, allergies, exercise or solar radiation (sunburn), and waxing and plucking of the hairs any of which can cause the capillaries to dilate, resulting in redness. Erythema is a common side effect of radiotherapy treatment due to patient exposure to ionizing radiation. An infection is the detrimental colonization of a host organism by a foreign species. ... Massage in Tarifa, Spain. ... Allergy is an abnormal reaction to a substance foreign to the body that is acquired, predictable and rapid. ... Radiation therapy (or radiotherapy) is the medical use of ionizing radiation as part of cancer treatment to control malignant cells (not to be confused with radiology, the use of radiation in medical imaging and diagnosis). ... Radiation hazard symbol. ...


Associated conditions

Erythema ab igne (EAI, or dermatitis ab igne) refers to skin that is reddened due to repeated exposure to heat radiation. ... Bazin disease (or Erythema induratum, or Nodular vasculitis) is a skin ulceration on the back of the calves. ... Fifth disease is also referred to as erythema infectiosum (meaning infectious redness) and as slapped cheek syndrome. ... Fifth disease is also referred to as erythema infectiosum (meaning infectious redness) and as slapped cheek syndrome, slap face or slapped face. ... Erythema marginatum is described as the presence of pink rings on the trunk and inner surfaces of the arms and legs which come and go for as long as several months. ... Erythema migrans (EM), formerly called erythema chronicum migrans, refers to the rash often (though not always) seen in the early stage of Lyme disease. ... Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) is a severe and potentially life-threatening (15% of cases) disease, it is a hypersensitivity complex affecting the skin and the mucous membranes, a severe expression of erythema multiforme (EM) (and so SJS is also called erythema multiforme major). ... Erythema nodosum is a form of inflammation of the subcutaneous fatty tissue. ... Erythema toxicum is a common rash in infants. ... Palmar erythema is reddening of the palms at the thenar and hypothenar eminences. ...

See also

For a person to flush is to become markedly red in the face and often other areas of the skin, from various physiological conditions. ... A rash is a change in skin which affects its color, appearance, or texture. ... Radiation therapy (or radiotherapy) is the medical use of ionizing radiation as part of cancer treatment to control malignant cells (not to be confused with radiology, the use of radiation in medical imaging and diagnosis). ...

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Erythema Nodosum (6417 words)
Early lesions of erythema nodosum are histopathologically characterized by a neutrophilic inflammatory infiltrate involving the septa of the subcutaneous tissue.
Erythema nodosum leprosum is a process involving the dermis, and when it extends to the subcutaneous fat, the small blood vessels of the fat lobule are severely damaged and appear with fibrinoid necrosis of their wall and luminal thrombi.
Erythema nodosum in an epidemic of histoplasmosis in Indianapolis.
Erythema nodosum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (745 words)
Erythema nodosum (EN) (red nodules) is an inflammation of the fat cells under the skin (panniculitis).
Erythema nodosum occurs 3-6 weeks after an event, either internal or external to the body, that initiates a hypersensitivity reaction in subcutaneous fat (Ryan, 1998; Camilleri and Su, 2003).
"Erythema nodosum and granulomatous lesions preceding acute myelomonocytic leukemia".
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