erythrodermia


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erythrodermia

[ə‚rith·rə′dər·mē·ə]
(medicine)
A skin condition in which the whole body surface is marked by an inflammatory blood vessel dilation.
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Encephalopathy with normal ammonia during VPA treatment was reported in 13 of 19 patients in a German study, but no patient had erythrodermia. The mechanism of a direct toxic effect of VPA on neurotransmitters was postulated for encephalopathy (15).
However, none of these forms include erythrodermia. We presume that our patient clinically belongs to the early phases of DRESS syndrome.
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