Definición de erysipelas en inglés:

erysipelas

Silabificación: er·y·sip·e·las
Pronunciación: /ˌerəˈsipələs
 
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sustantivo

Medicine
  • An acute, sometimes recurrent disease caused by a bacterial infection. It is characterized by large, raised red patches on the skin, especially that of the face and legs, with fever and severe general illness.
    • This is caused by Streptococcus pyogenes, a Gram-positive coccus
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    • Common skin infections include cellulitis, erysipelas, impetigo, folliculitis, and furuncles and carbuncles.
    • It was this analogy that drove him on to study cholera, anthrax, erysipelas and finally rabies, culminating in the development of the rabies vaccine.
    • Billroth, a German surgeon, is credited with first identifying, in 1874, streptococci isolated from a patient with erysipelas, which was a very common disease in that time, but rare today.

Origen

late Middle English: via Latin from Greek erusipelas; perhaps related to eruthros 'red' and pella 'skin'.

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