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Is neutrophilic dermatosis a manifestation of familial Mediterranean fever?

Scand J Rheumatol 2021 Jun 23:1-8. Epub 2021 Jun 23.

Internal Medicine Department, Reference Centre for Autoinflammatory Diseases and Amyloidosis (CEREMAIA), Tenon Hospital, Paris, France.

: Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is the most frequent monogenic autoinflammatory disease. It is associated with mutations. Its main features are recurrent episodes of fever and serositis. Read More

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[Indications for and Limits of conservative Treatment in Hand Infections].

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 2021 Jun 16;53(3):231-236. Epub 2021 Jun 16.

Malteser Krankenhaus Seliger Gerhard Bonn/Rhein-Sieg, Klinik für Hand- und Plastische Chirurgie.

The treatment of infections of the hand is an important part in hand surgery. Despite oft new antibiotic therapy there is a major part of surgical intervention. But there are certain cases in which a conservative treatment is indicated if a closed control is provided. Read More

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[Diagnosis and therapy of erysipelas: A position paper of the Society Initiative Chronische Wunde (ICW) e. V.]

Dtsch Med Wochenschr 2021 Jun 15;146(12):822-830. Epub 2021 Jun 15.

Klinik für Dermatologie, Venerologie, Allergologie, Universitätsklinik Essen, Essen.

Erysipelas is a bacterial soft tissue infection caused by β-haemolytic streptococci that spreads proximally along the lymphatic system of the skin. The entry sites of the pathogens can be minor injuries or chronic wounds. The diagnosis of erysipelas is made clinically by the spreading eythema and overheating of the skin, the reduced general condition with fever and chills as well as by means of serological inflammation parameters and must be distinguished from numerous differential diagnoses. Read More

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Common Cutaneous Infections: Patient Presentation, Clinical Course, and Treatment Options.

Med Clin North Am 2021 Jul;105(4):783-797

Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 510 20th Street South, FOT Suite 858, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA. Electronic address:

This evidence-based review highlights cutaneous infections of bacterial, viral, and fungal origin that are frequently encountered by clinicians in all fields of practice. With a focus on treatment options and management, the scope of this article is to serve as a reference for physicians, regardless of field of specialty, as they encounter these pathogens in clinical practice. Read More

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Impact of time to first antimicrobial dose on length of stay and 30-day hospital readmission in patients with lower limb cellulitis.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2021 Jun 12;25:367-369. Epub 2021 May 12.

National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship (NCAS), Peter Doherty Research Institute for Infection and Immunity, University of Melbourne, Level 5, 792 Elizabeth St., Melbourne, VIC, Australia; University of Melbourne, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Department of Medicine-RMH, Royal Parade, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, 300 Grattan St., Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Department of Infectious Diseases, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, University of Melbourne, 792 Elizabeth St., Melbourne, Australia.

Objectives: There have been efforts to promote timely antimicrobial administration for patients with sepsis, but the importance for other infections is uncertain. This study analysed whether time to first antimicrobial dose (TFAD) in patients with lower limb cellulitis influenced outcome measures such as acute length of stay (LOS) in hospital and 30-day hospital readmission rates for cellulitis.

Methods: Medical records of patients admitted with lower limb cellulitis or erysipelas over a 15-month period (1 May 2019 to 30 November 2019 and 1 March 2020 to 31 October 2020) were reviewed. Read More

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Seabirds As Possible Reservoirs of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae on Islands Used for Conservation Translocations in New Zealand.

J Wildl Dis 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.

School of Veterinary Science, Massey University, Private Bag 11 222, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand.

Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, the causative agent of the disease erysipelas, is a gram-positive bacillus, and an opportunistic pathogen in diverse species of animals. In New Zealand, E. rhusiopathiae has killed endangered birds on offshore islands, including Kākāpō (Strigops habroptilus), Takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri), and Kiwi (Apteryx spp. Read More

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Skin and soft tissue infections, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, January 2016-September 2020.

MSMR 2021 Apr;28(4):27-38

During 1 January 2016-30 September 2020, there were 210,914 incident cases of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) among active component U.S. military members, corresponding to a crude overall incidence rate of 352. Read More

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[Non-Necrotizing Acute Dermo-Hypodermal Infections: Erysipela and Infectious Cellulitis].

Acta Med Port 2021 Mar 1;34(3):217-228. Epub 2021 Mar 1.

Serviço de Dermatovenereologia. Centro Hospitalar e Universitário do Porto. Porto. Departamento de Dermatovenereologia. Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar. Porto. Portugal.

Non-necrotizing acute dermo-hypodermal infections are infectious processes that include erysipela and infectious cellulitis, and are mainly caused by group A β-haemolytic streptococcus. The lower limbs are affected in more than 80% of cases and the risk factors are disruption of cutaneous barrier, lymphoedema and obesity. Diagnosis is clinical and in a typical setting we observe an acute inflammatory plaque with fever, lymphangitis, adenopathy and leucocytosis. Read More

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Safety of Tumescent Liposuction Under Local Anesthesia in 9,002 Consecutive Patients.

Dermatol Surg 2021 May;47(5):e184-e187

White House Center for Liposuction, Zurich, Switzerland.

Background: Liposuction has become one of the most popular aesthetic procedures today. Among the different anesthesia methods, tumescent local anesthesia (TLA) has been shown to be the safest. Liposuction is typically performed as an outpatient procedure under minimal oral sedation and without the need for any intravenous (IV) fluid administration. Read More

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Morbidity diagnosed in an internal medicine department of a secondary care center (Msaken, Sousse, Tunisia).

Tunis Med 2021 Jan;99(1):89-105

Introduction: Internal Medicine is an essential component of the clinical platform of regional hospitals (relay between district hospitals and reference university hospitals).

Objective: To describe the morbidity diagnosed at Medicine department of the regional hospital of Msaken (Sousse, Tunisia), taken as a tracer of intermediate hospitals.

Methods: This descriptive study covered all of the patients hospitalized, during the year 2015, in the Internal Medicine department of the Msaken regional hospital. Read More

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January 2021

Helicobacter cinaedi bacteraemia secondary to enterocolitis in an immunocompetent patient.

Gut Pathog 2021 Apr 23;13(1):26. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Department of Clinical Microbiology, Aalborg University Hospital, Hobrovej 18, 9000, Aalborg, Denmark.

Background: Helicobacter cinaedi are motile, gram-negative spiral rods with a natural reservoir in the intestinal tract of hamsters and rhesus monkeys. In humans, H. cinaedi has been reported in different human infections like fever, abdominal pain, gastroenteritis, proctitis, diarrhoea, erysipelas, cellulitis, arthritis, and neonatal meningitis typically diagnosed by positive blood cultures. Read More

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Hospital-acquired Skin and Skin-structure Infection in COVID-19 Infected Patient with Prolonged Hospitalization.

Acta Med Indones 2021 Jan;53(1):105-107

Division of Tropical and Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia - Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Acute bacterial skin and skin-structure infections (ABSSSI) is defined in 2013 by the US Food and Drug Administration as a bacterial cellulitis/erysipelas, major skin abscesses, and wound infections. The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in 2014 classifies skin and soft-tissue infection (SSTI) as either non-purulent (which includes cellulitis, erysipelas, and necrotizing infection) or purulent (including furuncle, carbuncle, and abscess). Among hospitalized patients with SSTI, healthcare-associated infections account for 73. Read More

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January 2021

Handheld infrared thermometer to evaluate cellulitis: the HI-TEC study.

Clin Microbiol Infect 2021 Apr 2. Epub 2021 Apr 2.

Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada; Clinical Practice Assessment Unit, McGill University Health Center, Montréal QC, Canada; Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Center, Montréal, QC, Canada. Electronic address:

Objectives: Differentiating cellulitis from pseudocellulitis is challenging, and misdiagnosis leads to unnecessary antimicrobial use and increased healthcare expenditure. Clinical diagnosis remains the criterion standard and may involve expert consultation. Our objective was to evaluate the usefulness of a handheld infrared thermometer to improve diagnostic certainty in cases of suspected cellulitis. Read More

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IBT-V02: A Multicomponent Toxoid Vaccine Protects Against Primary and Secondary Skin Infections Caused by .

Front Immunol 2021 10;12:624310. Epub 2021 Mar 10.

Integrated BioTherapeutics, Rockville, MD, United States.

causes a wide range of diseases from skin infections to life threatening invasive diseases such as bacteremia, endocarditis, pneumonia, surgical site infections, and osteomyelitis. Skin infections such as furuncles, carbuncles, folliculitis, erysipelas, and cellulitis constitute a large majority of infections caused by (SA). These infections cause significant morbidity, healthcare costs, and represent a breeding ground for antimicrobial resistance. Read More

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First Report of Leaf Spot of Caused by in China.

Plant Dis 2021 Mar 23. Epub 2021 Mar 23.

Anhui Agricultural University, 12486, Biosecurity, Hefei, Anhui, China;

(Bunge) A. DC. is a dense, rounded, deciduous shrub commonly planted in landscapes. Read More

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Presentation of a new mutation in FMF and evaluating the frequency of distribution of the MEFV gene mutation in our region with clinical findings.

Mol Biol Rep 2021 Mar 18;48(3):2025-2033. Epub 2021 Mar 18.

Department of Medical Genetics, Hatay Mustafa Kemal University Faculty of Medicine, Alahan, Tayfur Sökmen Campus, 31001, Antakya, Hatay, Turkey.

Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF), which is an autosomal recessive disease characterized by recurrent self-limiting fever, peritonitis, pleuritis, arthritis and erysipelas-like erythemas, has been common among ethnic groups such as Turkish, Armenian, Arabic and Jewish. The clinical presentation is caused by mutations in the MEFV gene encoding the Pyrin protein. In this study, we aimed to present a new mutation that has not been previously defined from the mutations in the MEFV gene which is responsible for the genetic pathology of familial Mediterranean fever and to evaluate the frequency of distribution of the MEFV gene mutation among different ethnic groups living in our region. Read More

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One holy man, one eponym, three distinct diseases. St. Anthony's fire revisited.

Acta Biomed 2020 09 11;92(1):e2021008. Epub 2020 Sep 11.

Section of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Verona, Verona, Italy.

The use of eponyms adds a valuable historical context to the art of medicine, and shall hence be encouraged, nevertheless their use must always reflect an appropriate historical and medical terminology. A bizarre narration concerns the widespread term "St. Anthony's fire", which has been used for denoting not less than three distinct diseases. Read More

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September 2020

Quantification of IgY to Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae in serum from Swedish laying hens.

BMC Vet Res 2021 Mar 6;17(1):111. Epub 2021 Mar 6.

Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, Tjele, Denmark.

Background: Erysipelas, caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae (ER), is an important emerging disease in free-range and organic egg-production. The aim of the present study was to assess if quantification of ER specific IgY titers may aid the understanding of erysipelas in commercial laying hens. The methodology was validated with sequentially collected sera from experimentally ER infected SPF-chickens and subsequently applied on sera from Swedish commercial laying hens collected during and after outbreaks of erysipelas or collected at slaughter from healthy hens housed in furnished cages, barn production or in organic production (with outdoor access). Read More

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Recent Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy.

Authors:
Kenichi Suda

Biomolecules 2021 02 23;11(2). Epub 2021 Feb 23.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka-Sayama 589-8511, Japan.

The strategy to use the immune system to fight cancer is not a novel concept; in 1891, Coley reported the treatment of three cases of sarcoma by inoculation with erysipelas [... Read More

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February 2021

Bone SPECT/CT in the Evaluation of Painful Total Ankle Replacement: Validation of Localization Scheme and Preliminary Evaluation of Diagnostic Patterns.

Clin Nucl Med 2021 May;46(5):361-368

From the Departments of Nuclear Medicine.

Purpose: Third-generation total ankle replacement (TAR) is an increasingly popular and effective treatment for end-stage osteoarthritis, yet identifying causes of failure remains challenging. We evaluated integrated bone SPECT/CT in recurrent pain after TAR by validating a standardized reporting scheme, identifying uptake patterns, and assessing diagnostic performance and impact on clinical management.

Patients And Methods: A total of 24 TARs in 16 patients with persistent or recurrent pain received integrated bone SPECT/CT using diagnostic CT settings. Read More

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Retrospective Summary of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae Diagnosed in Avian Species in California (2000-19).

Avian Dis 2020 12;64(4):499-506

Turlock Branch, University of California, Davis, California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System, 1550 North Soderquist Road, Turlock, CA 95380.

Erysipelas is a bacterial disease caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae that affects multiple mammalian and avian species. In poultry, the disease is of sporadic prevalence and more often observed in older birds, leading to decreased egg production and mortality. Among avian species, turkey breeders seem to be the most affected, but outbreaks have been reported in ducks, layer chickens, quails, geese, and various captive and free-range birds. Read More

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December 2020

In vitro antiplatelet activity of extract and its fractions of Paulownia Clone in Vitro 112 leaves.

Biomed Pharmacother 2021 May 6;137:111301. Epub 2021 Feb 6.

Department of Animal Nutrition, Poznań University of Life Sciences, Wołyńska 33, 60-637, Poznań, Poland. Electronic address:

Background: Paulownia Clone in Vitro 112, also known as Oxytree is a hybrid of Paulownia elongata and Paulownia fortunei, developed under laboratory conditions. Its seeds are sterile, making it a noninvasive variety that can only be propagated in the laboratory. In China, species from the Paulownia genus (Paulowniaceae) are widely used in traditional medicine for the treatment of infectious diseases, such as gonorrhea and erysipelas. Read More

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Risk factors associated with necrotizing fasciitis of the lower limbs: A multicenter case-control study.

Ann Dermatol Venereol 2021 Feb 5. Epub 2021 Feb 5.

Department of Dermatology, Sylvanus Olympio University Hospital, Université de Lomé, Lomé, Togo.

Objective: The aim of this case-control study was to identify risk factors associated with necrotizing fasciitis (NF) of the lower limbs.

Patients And Methods: We conducted a prospective case-control study in hospital dermatology departments in 5 sub-Saharan African countries over a 2-year period (April 2017 to July 2019). The cases were patients with NF of the lower limbs and the controls were patients with leg erysipelas. Read More

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February 2021

A Structured Approach to Skin and Soft Tissue Infections (SSTIs) in an Ambulatory Setting.

Clin Pract 2021 Feb 1;11(1):65-74. Epub 2021 Feb 1.

Department of Emergency Medicine, West Virginia University, 1 Medical Center Drive, Box 9149, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA.

The skin is the largest, and arguably, the most vulnerable organ in the human body. Scratches and scrapes, bites and puncture wounds, impetigo and erysipelas-all these disruptions can lead to pain, swelling, and/or systemic symptoms. In this article, which is based on the Infectious Diseases Society of America's 2014 guidelines and the World Society of Emergency Surgery and Surgical Infection Society of Europe's 2018 consensus statement, a structured approach to skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) is reviewed, comparing treatment for suppurative and non-suppurative infections, and then discussing specific conditions commonly seen in Primary Care and Urgent Care facilities. Read More

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February 2021

First Report of Genetic Variability of sp. Strain 2 in Turkeys Associated to Vero Cells Morphometric Alteration.

Pathogens 2021 Feb 1;10(2). Epub 2021 Feb 1.

School of Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlandia-MG CEP 38400-902, Brazil.

Erysipelas is a disease caused by the genus, whose main species is the , the causative agent of animal erysipelas and human erysipeloid. We isolated sp. strain 2 (ES2) from turkey's organs during an outbreak in Brazilian commercial and breeder flocks with sepsis and high mortality levels. Read More

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February 2021

Fungal infections of the feet in patients with erysipelas of the lower limb: is it a significant clinical problem?

Infection 2021 Feb 3. Epub 2021 Feb 3.

Department of Skin Diseases, Provincial Hospital in Poznan, Juraszow 7/19, 60-479, Poznan, Poland.

Background: Erysipelas is a bacterial infection of the superficial layers of the skin usually caused by Group A Streptococci, often seen in clinical practice. Fungal infections of the feet and elderly age are some of the most significant risk factors for the infection. The aim of the study was to evaluate the frequency of fungal infections from different regions of the feet in patients with erysipelas. Read More

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February 2021

Predictors for readmission due to cellulitis among Japanese patients.

J Dermatol 2021 May 1;48(5):681-684. Epub 2021 Feb 1.

Department of Dermatology, JR Tokyo General Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

Cellulitis is an infection of the soft tissues of the skin. Some patients are hospitalized multiple times; lymphedema, chronic venous insufficiency, peripheral circulatory disturbance, and deep vein thrombosis are said to be risk factors for multiple admissions. Conversely, in Japan, elderly women and undernourished elderly have been reported to be at risk of multiple hospitalizations, suggesting a different patient background from that reported overseas. Read More

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Cellulitis.

Infect Dis Clin North Am 2021 Mar;35(1):49-60

Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, University of California-San Francisco, 350 Parnassus, Rm 808B, UCSF Box 0654, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA. Electronic address:

Cellulitis is a common infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue caused predominantly by gram-positive organisms. Risk factors include prior episodes of cellulitis, cutaneous lesions, tinea pedis, and chronic edema. Cellulitis is a clinical diagnosis and presents with localized skin erythema, edema, warmth, and tenderness. Read More

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Erysipelas over the centuries: notes from the history of popes.

Intern Emerg Med 2021 Jan 8. Epub 2021 Jan 8.

School of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca, via Cadore 48, 20900, Monza, Italy.

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January 2021

Risk factors of recurrent erysipelas in adult Chinese patients: a prospective cohort study.

BMC Infect Dis 2021 Jan 7;21(1):26. Epub 2021 Jan 7.

Department of Dermatology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Shandong First Medical University, Shandong Provincial Qianfoshan Hospital, 16766 Jingshi Road, Jinan, 250014, China.

Background: Erysipelas is a common skin infection that is prone to recur. Recurrent erysipelas has a severe effect on the quality of life of patients. The present study aimed to investigate the risk factors of recurrent erysipelas in adult Chinese patients. Read More

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January 2021