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Erysipeloid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Erysipeloid
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.410.334.329
Unique ID
D004887
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004887
Annotation
caused by the bacterium Erysipelothrix; do not confuse with ERYSIPELAS, caused by a Streptococcus
Scope Note
An infection caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae that is almost wholly restricted to persons who in their occupation handle infected fish, shellfish, poultry, or meat. Three forms of this condition exist: a mild localized form manifested by local swelling and redness of the skin; a diffuse form that might present with fever; and a rare systemic form associated with endocarditis.
NLM Classification #
WC 234
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Erysipeloid Preferred
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