erysipelas

A spreading infection of the dermis possibly associated with an allergic reaction to products of the causative organism, Streptococcus pyogenes .

Erysipelas

Will usually be a contagious skin disease, due to bacterial (streptococcal)  infection in the skin and subcutaneous tissues. It can be fatal. Contaminated milk may rarely be the source - Saint Anthony`s Fire (although this is a different illness entirely)

Erysipelas

a bacterial skin infection that usually affects the arms, legs, or face, characterized by shiny, red areas, small blisters, and swollen lymph nodes.
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Erysipelas

An acute streptococcus bacterial infection that results in inflammation.
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Erysipelas

An acute streptococcus bacterial infection that results in inflammation and is commonly treated by Dr. Miller or other dermatologists.
Found on http://www.robertmillermd.com/derma_glossary.html

erysipelas

[n] - an acute streptococcal infection characterized by deep-red inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes
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Erysipelas

an infection caused by streptococci bacteria; characterised by fever and rash
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erysipelas

Local inflammation of the skin of the face, resulting in a deep red coloration of the affected area, with attendant vesiculation.
Found on http://www.bmb.leeds.ac.uk/mbiology/ug/ugteach/icu8/glossary/glossary.html

Erysipelas

Er`y·sip'e·las noun [ Latin , from Greek 'erysi`pelas ; 'eryqro`s red + pe`lla hide, skin. See Red , and Pell , noun ] (Medicine) St. Anthony's fire; a febrile disease accompanied with a diffused inflammation of the skin,...
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erysipelas

<dermatology> An acute superficial form of cellulitis involving the dermal lymphatics, usually caused by infection with group A streptococci and chiefly characterised by a peripherally spreading hot, bright red, oedematous, brawny, infiltrated and sharply circumscribed plaque with a raised indurated border. Formerly called St. Anthony's fire....
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erysipelas

noun an acute streptococcal infection characterized by deep-red inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes
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erysipelas

(er″ә-sip´ә-lәs) an acute, contagious form of cellulitis caused by infection with Group A hemolytic streptococci. The visible symptoms are round or oval patches on the skin that enlarge, spread, and become swollen, tender, and red. Affected skin is hot to the touch, and adjacent skin may form bli...
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Erysipelas

• (n.) St. Anthony`s fire; a febrile disease accompanied with a diffused inflammation of the skin, which, starting usually from a single point, spreads gradually over its surface. It is usually regarded as contagious, and often occurs epidemically.
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erysipelas

contagious infection of the skin and underlying tissue, caused by group A B-hemolytic streptococcus bacteria. Erysipelas causes affected areas of ... [2 related articles]
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erysipelas

(Gr. erythros red + pella skin) an acute superficial form of cellulitis involving the dermal lymphatics, usually caused by infection with group A streptococci, and chiefly characterized by a peripherally spreading hot, bright red, edematous, brawny, infiltrated, and sharply circumscribed plaque with a raised indurated border. Formerly called St. A....
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erysipelas

Also known as St. Anthony's fire, a skin infection, usually affecting the face, caused by certain types of streptococcus. Erysipelas is common in infancy and middle age. Erythema and swelling spread with a clear margin and cause blistering. It is a short illness with fever; if it affects the trunk i...
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erysipelas

erysipelas (erusip'ulus) , acute infection of the skin characterized by a sharply demarcated, shiny red swelling, accompanied by high fever and a feeling of general illness. The causative agent is the hemolytic streptococcus, which often enters the body through a break in the skin. Erysipelas af...
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Erysipelas

Erysipelas (Saint Anthony's Fire) is a contagious disease due to the invasion of the tissues by the streptococcus germ, producing fever and a local redness of the skin. The inflammation of the skin may spread to deeper tissues, producing widespread necrosis and other complications occurring such as pneumonia, nephritis or meningitis.
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erysipelas

Type: Term Pronunciation: er′i-sip′ĕ-lăs Definitions: 1. A specific, acute, superficial cutaneous cellulitis caused by β-hemolytic streptococci and characterized by hot, red, edematous, brawny, and sharply defined eruptions; usually accompanied by severe constitutional symptoms.
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erysipelas

a bacterial skin infection that usually affects the arms, legs, or face, characterized by shiny, red areas, small blisters, and swollen lymph nodes.
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erysipelas

a skin infection that usually affects the arms, legs, or face, characterized by shiny, red areas, small blisters, and swollen lymph nodes.
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Erysipelas

Erysipelas is a bacterial cellulitis caused by Streptococcus spp. There is rapid progression of an erythematous warm indurated area, usually on the leg or face. The lesion can be very tender. When present on the leg, it is usually at a site of compromised vascular circulation. Bullae may develop in the area of cellulitis.
Found on http://www.skincareguide.ca/glossary/e/erysipelas.html

Erysipelas

An disease. Synonyms Rose, Saint Anthony's Fire (from its burning heat or, perhaps, because Saint Anthony was supposed to cure it miraculously).
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Erysipelas

An acute beta-hemolytic group A streptococcal infection of the skin involving the superficial dermal lymphatics that causes marked swelling.
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Erysipelas

Erysipelas is an infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue caused by streptococcus. This condition causes systemic (whole body) symptoms including fever, chills, nausea, and vomiting.
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