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glossary:erysipelas

Erysipelas:

A skin infection that affects the subcutaneous tissues and lymphatic structures. May be marked by redness, swelling, often blisters, fever, pain and swollen lymph nodes. Generally caused by streptococci and treated with antibiotics.

See also: * Infections Associated with Lymphedema

glossary/erysipelas.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)