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  1. Causes (4 conditions)
  2. Treatments
  3. Definitions
  4. Classifications

Causes of Erysipelas:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Erysipelas. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Erysipelas Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Erysipelas may include:

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Erysipelas listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Erysipelas as a symptom include:

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)

Detailed list of causes of Erysipelas

The list below shows some of the causes of Erysipelas mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Erysipelas?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Erysipelas. Of the 4 causes of Erysipelas that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Erysipelas:

The following list of conditions have 'Erysipelas' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Erysipelas:

The following list of medical conditions have Erysipelas or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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What are the alternative names for Erysipelas:

Acute bacterial dermohypodermatitis, Non-necrotising cellulitis
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Erysipelas:

Medical Conditions associated with Erysipelas:

Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

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