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Erysipelas: Introduction

Erysipelas: A severe streptococcal bacterial infection where infection spreads from the skin to tissue underneath. The face and extremities are the usual sites affected. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Erysipelas is available below.

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Definitions of Erysipelas:

An acute infection of the skin caused by species of STREPTOCOCCUS. This disease most frequently affects infants, young children, and the elderly. Characteristics include pink-to-red lesions that spread rapidly and are warm to the touch. The commonest site of involvement is the face. - (Source - Diseases Database)

An acute streptococcal infection characterized by deep-red inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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