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Contributors: Sarah Stein MD, Karen Wiss MD, Sheila Galbraith MD, Craig N. Burkhart MD, Dean Morrell MD, Lynn Garfunkel MD, Nancy Esterly MD
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Synopsis

Erythema marginatum is a distinctive annular erythema found on the trunk and proximal extremities of children. It usually follows the onset of migratory arthritis, but it may occur months after the carditis.

Only around 10% of patients with acute rheumatic fever display erythema marginatum.

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ICD10CM:
L53.2 – Erythema marginatum

SNOMEDCT:
50610002 – Erythema marginatum

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Erythema marginatum : Arcuate configuration, Erythema, Serpiginous configuration, Thigh, Trunk, Upper arm, Blanching patch
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