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Erysipelas

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Definition

Erysipelas is a type of skin infection (cellulitis).

Symptoms

  • Blisters
  • Fever, shaking, and chills
  • Painful, very red, swollen, and warm skin underneath the sore (lesion)
  • Skin lesion with a raised border
  • Sores (erysipelas lesions) on the cheeks and bridge of the nose
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