noun. abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation).
- erythema nodosum
- erythema multiforme
- love bite
Sentences with erythema
1. Verb, past participle
If Hunter has erythema multiforme, his skin will show blisters and reddish bumps.
Red blotches associated with erythema multiforme may be flat or raised and range in size from less than 0.5 inch to more than 4.0 inches wide 2.
3. Noun, singular or mass
Defined as a reddening of the skin due to skin injury or inflammation, erythema is an irritation of the skin that often follows tinting treatments and can last for several days.
4. Verb, base form
Mycoplasma or variations of the herpes simplex virus may also lead to erythema multiforme 2.