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|Rubella (German measles) enanthema|
Enanthem or enanthema is a rash (small spots) on the mucous membranes. It is characteristic of patients with viral infections causing hand foot and mouth disease, measles, and sometimes chicken pox, or COVID-19. In addition, bacterial infections such as scarlet fever may also be a cause of enanthema. The aforementioned diseases usually present with exanthema and enanthema.
Enanthema can also indicate hypersensitivity.
- ↑ "enanthema" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary
- ↑ Drago F, Rampini E, Rebora A (August 2002). "Atypical exanthems: morphology and laboratory investigations may lead to an aetiological diagnosis in about 70% of cases". Br. J. Dermatol. 147 (2): 255–60. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2133.2002.04826.x. PMID 12174095.
- ↑ "Chris Smith (18 July 2020) Doctors discovered a new coronavirus symptom that patients didn't even know they had". Archived from the original on 3 March 2021. Retrieved 4 October 2021.
- ↑ Lanzafame M, Trevenzoli M, Lattuada E, Faggian F, Vento S, Concia E (March 2003). "Enanthema as the first clinical manifestation of abacavir hypersensitivity reaction: a case report". Infez Med. 11 (1): 40–1. PMID 12719670.