erysipeloid


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er·y·sip·e·loid

 (ĕr′ĭ-sĭp′ə-loid′, îr′ə-)
n.
An acute infectious disease of humans caused by the bacterium Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae,usually contracted from contact with contaminated meat, fish, or shellfish and characterized by pain, swelling, and redness of the skin near the initial site of infection and sometimes by fever and joint pain.

erysipeloid

(ˌɛrɪˈsɪpɪˌlɔɪd)
n
(Pathology) an infective dermatitis mainly affecting the hands, characterized by inflammation and caused by the microorganism Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae on contaminated meat, poultry, or fish: most prevalent among fishermen and butchers
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Classical signs and numerous atypical forms have been described, such as annular, chancriform, acute paronychial, palmoplantar, zosteriform, and erysipeloid (1, 3, 7-9).
After enrollment, participants were evaluated with a questionnaire seeking information on birth place, inherited genetic and rheumatologic diseases, history of apendectomy and having any of the Tel-Hashomer criteria (peritonitis, arthritis, scrotal inflammation, chest pain, erysipeloid skin eruptions, or myalgia).
1] Initial skin presentation varies as nodule or papule, telangiectatic, erysipeloid, en cuirasse, alopecia neoplastica, zosteriform.
Episodes last 12-72 hours, and clinical features include an erysipeloid rash and inflammation of various membranes, causing abdominal, chest or joint pain (serositis of the peritoneum, pleura or synovia, respectively).
Workers at an unhygienic fish market are susceptible to infectious diseases such as brucellosis, erysipeloid, leptospirosis, dermatophytoses and warts.
1) Streptococcus iniae infections are characterized by impetigo and cellulitis, and Erysipelothrix rhusthopathiae infections cause erysipeloid manifestations.
However, it may occasionally present with atypical presentations, such as with a zosteriform pattern, as hyperkeratotic psoriasiform, as eczematoid, or as erysipeloid, lupoid, sporotrichoid, nodular, warty, impetiginized, and acneiform lesions.
Erysipeloid dermatitis is infective, with an erythematous-oedematous appearance.
Erysipeloid is a disease of traumatized skin consisting of fever, vesicles of the hands and feet, and inflammation of the mucous membranes caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae (from the Greek words erythros for red, pella for skin, thrix for hair).