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Exanthem

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


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

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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. ...

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