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Glossary for Erythema marginatum

  • Chorea: Any disorder causing involuntary movement or spasms.
  • Erythema: A condition which is characterized by redness of the skin due to congestion of the capillaries
  • Erythema marginatum: A condition which is characterized by reddened areas of the skin which are disk shaped with elevated edges
  • Rash: General name for any type of skin inflammation.
  • Rheumatic fever: An inflammatory disorder that can occur as a complication of untreated streptococcal bacterial infection such as strep throat or scarlet fever. The condition may affect the brain, skin, heart and joints.
  • Skin conditions: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Sydenham chorea: Brain disease causing involuntary movements or spasms.


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