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Descriptor English: Erythema
Descriptor Spanish: Eritema
Descriptor Portuguese: Eritema
Descriptor French: Érythème
Entry term(s): Erythemas
Tree number(s): C17.800.229
C23.888.885.328
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004890
Scope note: Redness of the skin produced by congestion of the capillaries. This condition may result from a variety of disease processes.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; do not confuse with ERYTHRODERMA see DERMATITIS, EXFOLIATIVE; prickly heat: index MILIARIA
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
DeCS ID: 4977
Unique ID: D004890
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Erythema - Preferred
Concept UI M0007679
Scope note Redness of the skin produced by congestion of the capillaries. This condition may result from a variety of disease processes.
Preferred term Erythema
Entry term(s) Erythemas



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