2003
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-4632.2004.01975.x
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Erythroderma/exfoliative dermatitis: a synopsis

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“…Erythroderma or exfoliative dermatitis is defined as diffuse erythema and scaling of the skin involving more than 90% of the total body surface area. It is more commonly seen in males, with male to female ratio ranging from 2:1 to 4:1 [5]. The male to female ratio in our study was similar, at 2.4:1.…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 66%
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“…Erythroderma or exfoliative dermatitis is defined as diffuse erythema and scaling of the skin involving more than 90% of the total body surface area. It is more commonly seen in males, with male to female ratio ranging from 2:1 to 4:1 [5]. The male to female ratio in our study was similar, at 2.4:1.…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 66%
“…The male to female ratio in our study was similar, at 2.4:1. Even though it can affect any age group, average age of onset is from 41 -61 years [5,6]. But in our study, the most commonly affected age group was 21-30 years.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 55%
“…4 There have been varied mortality rates from Bruno and Grewal 18% to 64% published, though mortality has been reduced, generally because of advances in diagnosis and treatment. 5 Because of the extensive rash, fever, fatigue and potential for lymphadenopathy and weight loss, the presentation of erythroderma can masquerade as, or be a manifestation of, more sinister conditions including lymphoma (Sézary syndrome). Indeed, erythroderma may be a presentation of reticuloendothelial or intravascular neoplasms, so it is incumbent on the physician to perform a thorough investigation.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Even with an es mated annual incidence of 35 cases per 1,00,000 dermatology outpa ent visits represen ng 1-1.5% of total skin clinic admissions [1][2][3][4] , the exact e ology and overall ma nagement of exfolia ve derma s o en stands challenging. There exists a number of gaps in the understanding of the metabolic eff ects of exfolia ve derma s and its correc on.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%