Erysipelas

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Erysipelas

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Erysipelas" returned 40 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Risk factors associated with local complications of erysipelas: a retrospective study of 152 cases.
 

Author(s): Hicham Titou, Christelle Ebongo, Elarbi Bouati, Mohammed Boui

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Erysipelas is a common skin infection. Hemorrhagic, bullous, abcessing and necrotic lesions are the major local complications. However, their occurrence factors are not clearly known. The aim of this study is to identify the risk factors associated with the occurrence of local complications ...

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2017

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Clinical and epidemiological assessment of patients hospitalized for primary and recurrent erysipelas
 

Author(s): Dorota Kozłowska, Hanna Myśliwiec, Paulina Kiluk, Anna Baran, Anna Justyna Milewska, Iwona Flisiak

Journal: Przegl Epidemiol. ;70(4):575-584.

 

Erysipelas is a bacterial infection, caused by group A β-hemolytic streptococci (Streptococcus pyogenes), rarely other bacteria. It is characterized by sudden onset and rapid course, with the presence of systemic symptoms.

Last Updated: 21 Feb 2017

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Familial Mediterranean fever patients may have unmet needs for treatment of erysipelas-like erythema.
 

Author(s): Mehmet Engin Tezcan

Journal: Clin. Exp. Rheumatol.. ;35 Suppl 104(2):9.

 

Last Updated: 26 Oct 2016

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The terms "Erysipelas" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Erysipelas on postoperative scar in traumatology: report of a case and review of literature].
 

Author(s): Hatim Abid, Mohamed El Idrissi, Mohamed Shimi, Abdelhalim El Ibrahimi, Abdelmajid El Mrini, Nissrine Amraoui, Fatima Zohra Mernissi

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Last Updated: 24 Sep 2015

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Cellulitis and erysipelas.
 

Author(s): Andrew D Morris

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Cellulitis is a common problem, caused by spreading bacterial inflammation of the skin, with redness, pain, and lymphangitis. Up to 40% of affected people have systemic illness. Erysipelas is a form of cellulitis with marked superficial inflammation, typically affecting the lower ...

Last Updated: 19 May 2009

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Erysipelas: a common potentially dangerous infection.
 

Author(s): R Celestin, J Brown, G Kihiczak, R A Schwartz

Journal: Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Pannonica Adriat. 2007 Sep;16(3):123-7.

 

Erysipelas is an acute superficial cutaneous cellulitis that commonly occurs not only in elderly and immunocompromised persons, but also in neonates and small children subsequent to bacterial inoculation through a break in the skin barrier. Group A Beta-hemolytic streptococcus (GABHS, ...

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2007

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Sivextro in Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infection (ABSSSI) in Hospitalized Patients. A Global Observational Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Abscess; Cellulitis; Erysipelas; Wound Infection

 

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2017

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Tele-dermatology of Skin Cancer in a Cohort of Local Health Authority Employees in the Province of Bergamo
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Erysipelas; Impetigo; Herpes Zoster; Molluscum Contagiosum; Warts; Tinea; Melanoma; Actinic Keratosis; Basal Cell Carcinoma; Squamous Cell Carcinoma

 

Last Updated: 8 Nov 2016

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