Erysipelas?

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Erysipelas is an acute, sometimes recurrent disease caused by a bacterial infection. It is characterized by large, raised red patches on the skin, especially on the face and legs. Other symptoms are fever and severe general illness.
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Erysipelas
Erysipelas is a bacterial infection in the upper layer of your skin. It is similar to another skin disorder known as cellulitis, an infection in the lower layers of your skin. In practice, it is almost impossible for doctors to tell the difference between the two conditions, but this is not a problem as they are treated in the same way. Erysipelas occurs most. . . More »
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Erysipelas is a type of skin infection that mainly affects the face and legs. It is characterized by a rash formation on these areas. This skin infection is caused mainly by a bacteria
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An acute inflammation of dermal layer of skin, occuring primarily in infants and person over 30 years of age with a history of streptococcal sore throat.
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Erysipelas is a type of cellulitis (skin infection) generally caused by group A Streptococcus bacteria.
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Erysipelas is a certain type of skin infection that is caused by streptococcus bacterial. It causes reddening of the skin and it is also known as cellulitis. ...
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