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Image Number 2256 (Erysipelas)


Diagnosis: Erysipelas

Site: Lips

Sex: F

Age: 49


Description: Recurrent tender red swelling.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


This woman presented with a recurrent, painful and tender, red swelling of the upper lip of two years duration. Transient disappearance of the rash of variable duration obtained on many occsions on 10-14 days course of antibiotics usually of penicillin or cephalosporine types.

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