Local complications of erysipelas: a study of associated risk factors.

  title={Local complications of erysipelas: a study of associated risk factors.},
  author={Konstantin Krasagakis and George Samonis and Antonios Valachis and Panagiotis Maniatakis and George Evangelou and Androniki D. Tosca},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  volume={36 4},
BACKGROUND Local complications of erysipelas include haemorrhagic, bullous, abscessing and necrotic lesions. The risk factors predisposing patients to local complications are not fully known. AIM To examine local complications of erysipelas and to identify possible risk factors predisposing to their appearance. METHODS Medical records from all patients hospitalized with complications of erysipelas (purpura, bullae, abscesses and necrosis), admitted to the University Hospital of Heraklion… CONTINUE READING

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