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What sort of disorder is a rash of target spots?

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Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology
13 doctors agree

In brief: Erythema multiforme

Erythema multiforme has target like lesions because of the concentric rings produced.
Erythema multiforme is a hypersensitivity reaction to medications, infections, or illness.

In brief: Erythema multiforme

Erythema multiforme has target like lesions because of the concentric rings produced.
Erythema multiforme is a hypersensitivity reaction to medications, infections, or illness.
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Or Hives

Erythema multiforme as described by my colleagues is possible.
But so are good old fashion hives, triggered by an allergic reaction or infection.

In brief: Or Hives

Erythema multiforme as described by my colleagues is possible.
But so are good old fashion hives, triggered by an allergic reaction or infection.
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Dr. Joel Selter
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
3 doctors agree

In brief: EM

This sounds like em or erythema multiforme - frequently seen in drug reactions but also seen in patient with hypersensitivity reaction to infections.

In brief: EM

This sounds like em or erythema multiforme - frequently seen in drug reactions but also seen in patient with hypersensitivity reaction to infections.
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