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Descriptor English: Erythema Multiforme
Descriptor Spanish: Eritema Multiforme
Descriptor eritema multiforme
Scope note: Enfermedad de las membranas mucosas y de la piel que se caracteriza por una erupción de máculas, pápulas, nódulos, vesículas, y/o bullas, con lesiones características de "ojos de buey" que se desarrollan generalmente en el dorso de las manos y antebrazos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Eritema Multiforme
Descriptor French: Érythème polymorphe
Tree number(s): C17.800.229.400
C17.800.865.475
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004892
Scope note: A skin and mucous membrane disease characterized by an eruption of macules, papules, nodules, vesicles, and/or bullae with characteristic "bull's-eye" lesions usually occurring on the dorsal aspect of the hands and forearms.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Related: Stevens-Johnson Syndrome MeSH
DeCS ID: 29421
Unique ID: D004892
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Erythema Multiforme - Preferred
Concept UI M0007681
Scope note A skin and mucous membrane disease characterized by an eruption of macules, papules, nodules, vesicles, and/or bullae with characteristic "bull's-eye" lesions usually occurring on the dorsal aspect of the hands and forearms.
Preferred term Erythema Multiforme



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