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exanthema

Saltos de línea: ex¦an|thema
Pronunciación: /ɪkˈsanθɪmə
 
, ˌɛksanˈθiːmə
 
/

Definición de exanthema en inglés:

sustantivo (plural exanthemata)

Medicine
A skin rash accompanying a disease or fever: [mass noun]: other symptoms are allergic contact dermatitis and generalized exanthema [count noun]: the diagnosis of the common exanthemata
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A 33-year-old man presented with a generalized pruritic skin exanthema that had been present for 1 day.
  • Other childhood infections such as herpetic stomatitis, exanthema subitum, and chickenpox also seemed protective.
  • Roseola, or exanthema subitum, is caused by human herpesvirus 6.

Origen

mid 17th century: via late Latin from Greek exanthēma 'eruption', from ex- 'out' + antheein 'to blossom' (from anthos 'flower').

Derivados

exanthematic

1
adjetivo

exanthematous

2
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • The name pityriasis rosea was given to the exanthematous illness in 1860-a long time ago - but its exact cause remains uncertain.
  • This 81 year old woman developed a florid, blanching exanthematous maculopapular rash over her trunk, arms, and proximal thighs after two weeks of treatment with ciprofloxacin for a wound infection.

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