erysipelas

NOUN
  1. an acute streptococcal infection characterized by deep-red inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes
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  • Cutaneous erysipelas I never happened to see, and really acute phlegmonous inflammation was rare. Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 Being Mainly a Clinical Study of the Nature and Effects of Injuries Produced by Bullets of Small Calibre
  • Common skin infections include cellulitis, erysipelas, impetigo, folliculitis, and furuncles and carbuncles.
  • He had developed erysipelas at the site of a mosquito bite, which resulted in septicaemia and pneumonia.
  • He had developed erysipelas at the site of a mosquito bite, which resulted in septicaemia and pneumonia.
  • Bouchut has remarked in the eruptions of scarlatina a curious phenomenon, which serves to distinguish this eruption from that of measles, erythema, erysipelas &c., a phenomenon essentially vital, and which is connected with the excessive contractability of the capillaries. Advice to a Mother on the Management of Her Children
  • The incidence of erysipelas is rising, especially in young children, the elderly, persons with diabetes, alcoholic persons, and patients with compromised immune systems or lymphedema.
  • The mass of hair wet through with the heat, was odious to me, the hair-pins all becoming rusty and spoilt with it, and the skin irritated to a degree that seemed to me to threaten erysipelas. Further Records, 1848-1883: A Series of Letters
  • This supposed retropulsion of erysipelas on the brain from the frequent appearance of delirium, has prevented the free use of the lancet early in this disease to the destruction of many; as it has prevented the subduing of the general inflammation, and thus has in the end produced the particular one on the brain. Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life
  • Common skin infections include cellulitis, erysipelas, impetigo, folliculitis, and furuncles and carbuncles.
  • It was this analogy that drove him on to study cholera, anthrax, erysipelas and finally rabies, culminating in the development of the rabies vaccine.
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