Recurrent erysipelas despite antibiotic prophylaxis: an analysis from case studies.

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BACKGROUND Erysipelas is a distinctive type of superficial cellulitis of the skin with prominent lymphatic involvement, generally caused by group A streptococci. A substantial proportion of patients experience recurrences of erysipelas, and this may be a reason to install prophylactic antibiotic treatment. Despite such prophylaxis, further recurrences are… (More)

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@article{Koster2007RecurrentED, title={Recurrent erysipelas despite antibiotic prophylaxis: an analysis from case studies.}, author={Jelle B Koster and B. J. Kullberg and J W M van der meer}, journal={The Netherlands journal of medicine}, year={2007}, volume={65 3}, pages={89-94} }