Medical Dictionary

erythrasma

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noun er·y·thras·ma \ˌer-ə-ˈthraz-mə\

Medical Definition of erythrasma

  1. :  a chronic contagious dermatitis that affects warm moist areas of the body (as the armpit and groin) and is caused by a bacterium of the genus Corynebacterium (C. minutissimum)


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