Ted Rosen

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Erysipeloid (Erysipeloid of Rosenbach, Rosenbach’s disease, Baker-Rosenbach disease, Pseudoerysipelas; "Swine erysipelas" in Great Britain, "Rouget du porc" in France and "Mal rossino" in Italy)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Erysipeloid is a self-limited, localized infection occurring most commonly on the finger or hand, and appearing 24 to 72 hours following inoculation resulting from injury or trauma. Because the etiologic bacterium is carried by animals (fresh and saltwater fish, pigs,…

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