[Predisposing and triggering factors in erysipelas].


The authors studied 29 patients with erysipela and considered the immunologic deficit and the filariasis as the principal predisponents factors while local traumatisms and regional superficial mycosis were considered as the most frequent unleashing agents. After treatment of these factors the authors did a follow-up by 1 1/2 year and only 2 patients presented recurrence of the disease in coincidence with recurrence of their feet mycosis.

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@article{Santos1984PredisposingAT, title={[Predisposing and triggering factors in erysipelas].}, author={Idoia Santos and M B Andrade Lima and B P Andrade Lima}, journal={Medicina cutánea ibero-latino-americana}, year={1984}, volume={12 5}, pages={399-402} }