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Image Number 2256 (Erysipelas)

 
Morphology:
Swelling

Diagnosis: Erysipelas

Site: Lips

Sex: F

Age: 49

Type:

Description: Recurrent tender red swelling.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

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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