Erythema dose



erythema dose n.
The minimum amount of x-rays or other form of radiation sufficient to produce redness of the skin after application, regarded as the dose that is safe to give at one time.

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    erythema induratum erythema in·du·ra·tum (ĭn’də-rā’təm, -dyə-) n. A chronic disorder characterized by recurrent hard subcutaneous nodules that frequently form necrotic ulcers, usually on the calves and less frequently on the thighs or arms of women. Also called Bazin’s disease, tuberculosis cutis indurativa.

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  • Erythema marginatum

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