Erisipela en las mejillas

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Erisipela en las mejillas

La erisipela produce un salpullido rojo, levemente edematizado, con bordes muy definidos (bien demarcados), caliente y doloroso al tacto. De igual manera, pueden presentarse síntomas que afectan todo el organismo (sistémicos) como fiebre y escalofríos. Este paciente presenta una lesión en la mejilla derecha.

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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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