exanthema

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exanthema

[‚eg‚zan′thē·mə]
(medicine)
An eruption on the skin.
Any disease or fever accompanied by a skin eruption.
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Viral exanthemas ranked higher among cutaneous infections.
Physical examination showed no pathology except widespread purpuric exanthemas. He had leucocytosis (24,000/[mm.sup.3]) with lymphocyte predominance, and thrombocytopenia (1000/[mm.sup.3]).