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Erysipelas

Introduction: Erysipelas

Description of Erysipelas

Erysipelas (medical condition): A severe streptococcal bacterial infection where infection...more »

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Erysipelas: An infectious skin disease with symptoms such as redness, swelling, fever, large blisters and pain.

Erysipelas: an acute streptococcal infection characterized by deep-red inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes.
Source: WordNet 2.1

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

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: MeSH 2007

Erysipelas: Related Topics

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Erysipelas as a Disease

Erysipelas (medical condition): See Erysipelas (disease information).
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Erysipelas: Related Diseases

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Erysipelas as a Symptom

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Erysipelas: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Erysipelas

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Erysipelas

The following list attempts to classify Erysipelas into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • Saint Anthony's fire
  • disease of the skin,skin condition,skin disease,skin disorder,skin problem
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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