Erysipeloid

Skin condition, resembling erysipelas occurring in butchers, fishmongers and cooks. Caused by the erysipelothrix of swine erysipelas

Erysipeloid

In humans, Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae infections most commonly present in a mild cutaneous form known as erysipeloid or fish poisoning. E. rhusiopathiae can cause an indolent cellulitis, more commonly in individuals who handle fish and raw meat. It gains entry typically by abrasions in the hand. Bacteremia and endocarditis are uncommon but serio...
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erysipeloid

(er″ә-sip┬┤ә-loid) bacterial cellulitis due to infection with Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, usually seen as an occupational disease in persons who handle seafood, meat, or poultry. There are three forms: a mild, localized form; a generalized or diffuse form that may be accompanied by fever and arthritis...
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erysipeloid

(from the article `erysipelothrix infection`) Erysipeloid, wound infection with E. rhusiopathiae, is a hazard to veterinarians, farmers, and animal handlers; it also yields to antibiotics.
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erysipeloid

An infection caused by erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae that is almost wholly restricted to persons who in their occupation handle infected fish, shellfish, poultry, or meat. Three forms of this condition exist: a mild localised form manifested by local swelling and redness of the skin; a diffuse form that might present with fever; and a rare systemic ...
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Erysipeloid

Erysipeloid is an acute skin infection caused by Erysipelothrix insidiosa (previously called rhusiopathiae). Usually contracted through a puncture wound from fish spines, or animal bones, the eruption develops as an expanding red ring, often with a vesicular, gyrate border. Systemic symptoms are uncommon, and systemic spread is rare.
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erysipeloid

Type: Term Pronunciation: er′i-sip′ĕ-loyd Definitions: 1. A specific, usually self-limiting, cellulitis of the hand caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae; appears as a dusky erythema with diamondlike configuration of the skin at the site of a wound sustained in handling fish or meat and may become generalized, with plaques of eryt...
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