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1. Erythema
General term for redness of the skin due to capillary congestion; can be caused by anything from blushing to contact with a skin irritant to radiation damage.

2. Erythema multiforme
Erythema multiforme is an acute inflammatory condition of the skin presenting in various types: urticarial, erythematous macular, papular, vesicular, and bullous. Although the exact cause is unknown, many precipitating factors are identified: infection, vaccination, x-ray therapy, certain medications, and pregnancy.

3. Erythema threshold
The amount of radiation that causes redness of the skin.

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