Erisipela en la cara

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Erisipela en la cara

La erisipela produce una erupción roja, levemente elevada, muy definida (bien demarcada), caliente y sensible al tacto. Las infecciones bilaterales son poco frecuentes, pero la piel de esta persona está infectada a ambos lados de la cara. La erisipela puede producir síntomas que afectan todo el cuerpo (sistémicos) tales como fiebre y escalofríos.

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  • Last Reviewed on 12/10/2012
  • Daniel Levy, MD, Infectious Disease, Maryland Family Care, Lutherville, MD. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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