Word of the Day: Confluent Rash

CONFLUENT RASH

DEFINITION: A rash pattern where separate rashes of same kind, merges together..actually starting to blend together to appear as one rash

EXAMPLE PICTURES (links):

Erythema Multiforme

Rubeola (measles)

Scarlet Fever

Nummular Eczema

AAFP.org site-See Figure 1

REFERENCES:

  1. AAFP Rashes Info
  2. AAFP Rashes picture
  3. Diseaselist.org
  4. CDC Measles picture provider: CDC/NIP/ Barbara Rice  (Picture at top)
  5. Mayo Clinic Scarlet Fever Rash
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