Dictionary » E » Exanthem




A skin eruption or rash as a indication of a fever or disease such as smallpox, scarlet fever, or measles


Word origin: Greek exanthein (to burst forth), from anthein ( to blossom)


See also:

Related term(s):

Mentioned in:

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

Results from our forum

The Fiber Disease

... In the aftermath of a biological attack, dermatologists could play a critical role in recognizing the differential diagnosis of an epidemic exanthem and alerting public health officials, leading to prompt medical and public health interventions, hopefully preventing wide-spread mortality. ...

See entire post
by Skytroll
Mon Sep 04, 2006 4:01 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6268657

This page was last modified 09:01, 7 February 2012. This page has been accessed 1,965 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link