Definitions

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  • n. A widespread rash usually occurring in children.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as exanthema.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as exanthema.
  • n. In botany, a blotch or excrescence on the surface of a leaf, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease

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Examples

  • Behrend 9.321 observed an opium exanthem, which was attended by intolerable itching, after the exhibition of a quarter of a grain.

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  • The dermal manifestations, such as urticaria and eruptions resembling the exanthem of scarlatina, are too well known to need mention here.

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  • Behrend observed an opium exanthem, which was attended by intolerable itching, after the exhibition of a quarter of a grain.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • The linkage of exanthem subitum to febrile seizures, along with the identification of HHV-6 as the causative pathogen for exanthem subitum, led naturally to the hypothesis that HHV-6 infection may underlie many cases of febrile seizures.

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  • When a patient develops encephalitis in association with exanthem subitum, the signs of encephalitis usually arise during the febrile phase of the illness before the onset of rash [89].

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  • A hallmark of exanthem subitum is a rapid onset of high fever.

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  • Soon thereafter, HHV-6 was noted to be ubiquitous and a principal cause of the common childhood disease exanthem subitum (also referred to as roseola or sixth disease) [89].

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  • Acute viral infection is another common cause of acute urticaria (viral exanthem).

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  • I found the reporter had misspelled this odd word and was amazed that a cop had used a Greek-root word, exanthem -- properly, too.

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