Erythema chronicum migrans
The classic initial rash of Lyme disease. In the early phase of the illness, within hours to weeks of the tick bite, the local skin develops an expanding ring of unraised redness. There may be an outer ring of brighter redness and a central area of clearing. For more information, see LYME DISEASE.

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erythema chron·i·cum mi·grans -.krän-ə-kəm-'mī-grənz n ERYTHEMA MIGRANS

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a deep form of gyrate erythema seen in Lyme disease. At the site of the tick bite a red papule develops and expands slowly, producing an annular lesion with central clearing.

Erythema chronicum migrans.


Medical dictionary. 2011.

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