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erythema marginatum

erythema marginatum in Medicine

erythema marginatum erythema mar·gi·na·tum (mär'jə-nā'təm)
A form of erythema multiforme in which elevated defined bands remain after erythematous patches have cleared; it occurs in rheumatic fever.

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  • The sheet of eruption is sharply defined against the healthy skin; as, for example, in erythema marginatum, eczema marginatum.

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin Henry Weightman Stelwagon

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