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Red rashes and erythroderma

Edited by Sue Lewis-Jones

in Paediatric Dermatology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199208388
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726125 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199208388.003.22

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Red rashes and erythroderma

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Introduction - Psoriasis - Psoriasis – clinical variants - Treatment of psoriasis - Red viral exanthems - Fungal infections of the skin - Bacterial infections - Spirochaete infections - Infestations - Rare skin diseases causing red rashes - Dietary insufficiency - Systemic disease - Generalized redness (erythroderma) - Causes of erythroderma - Emergency investigations - Management - Features of specific causes of erythroderma - Infections causing erythroderma - Erythrodermic drug rashes - Generalized redness with blistering (rare) - Erythroderma, failure to thrive and recurrent infection

Chapter.  6056 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics ; Dermatology

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