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The authors report a patient with a rare manifestation of invasive septic Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae infection without endocardial involvement. Our patient presented with progressive paraparesis and subacute fever for ten days. He had underlying diabetes mellitus and alcoholic cirrhosis. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the lumbosacral spine showed a(More)
  • Prasit Upapan
  • Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand…
  • 2015
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae infection in humans may not be as rare as previously thought. In most cases, the disease is acquired from animals through work-related exposure. Human infection has been reported since the early 1900's up to the present. Unsolved issues associated with this organism include inadequate disease control in animals, difficulty in(More)
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