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Here is a quick mnemonic “DEFU to remember about Exfoliative Erythroderma Syndrome Rash

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT & NCLEX exams

Exfoliative Erythroderma Syndrome Rash : How To Remember Easily ?

  • D: Diffuse erythema (often scaling) interspersed with lesions of underlying condition.

  • E: Exfoliative erythroderma syndrome underlying psoriasis, eczema, drug eruption, mycosis fungoides.

  • F: Fever, chills (i.e., difficulty with thermoregulation); lymphadenopathy.

  • U: Usually occurs in adults over age 50; more common among men.


Mnemonic : DEFU

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