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Bacterial and spirochaetal infections

Susan Burge and Dinny Wallis

in Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology

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ISBN: 9780199558322
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729843 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199558322.003.0006

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Bacterial and spirochaetal infections

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Introduction - Flexural bacterial infections - Folliculitis - Impetigo, toxin-mediated disease, and ecthyma - Erysipelas and cellulitis - Erysipeloid - Cat scratch disease - Bacillary angiomatosis - Meningococcal infections - Mycobacterial infections - Syphilis - Lyme disease

Relevant pages in other chapters

Chapter 5: Skin failure and emergency dermatology:

Rash in a patient with a fever—see

Toxic shock syndrome(TSS)—see

Meningococcal septicaemia—see

Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome—see

Necrotizing fasciitis—see

Henoch–Schönlein purpura—see

Septic cutaneous vasculitis—see

Chapter.  5048 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Dermatology

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