Pseudoerysipelas ( swine erysipelas )
Venereology / / May 02, 2016
Streptococcal skin lesions
pseudoerysipelas first described by Becker in 1873 called creeping erythema.The self-same disease he was isolated in 4 years Rosenbach.This disease is observed not as rare as recently thought about it, in most cases, has a professional character and is the most common among workers of meat and fish industry.
Infection occurs by the beginning of skidding infection in the injured area of skin, usually the hands, and this injury is usually small or even minute, and coincides with the infection.Predispose to the disease and the constant cooling maceration hands in wet environments.Most of the diseases pseudoerysipelas is in the summer and autumn.Immunity pseudoerysipelas leaves.
Symptoms After an incubation period, equal in most cases 1-2 days, there are stains pink-red, purplish-red or purple, sharply defined edges and slightly elevated above the level of normal skin.Spots grow in the periphery and pale central part merging with each other.Subjectively, there is usually a
flow pseudoerysipelas acute, usually the whole painful process ends completely within 10-20 days, but in cases involving Arthropathic phenomena, often the process takes up to a month, and sometimes chronic arthritis erizipeloidnye flow more durable, besides recurring.
In typical cases, the diagnosis is not pseudoerysipelas difficulties.From the faces of his distinguished not so pronounced redness and quickly coming back development in the central parts of the rash, localized mainly on the hands, the presence of itching, mostly good general condition and medical history, and others. From the annular migrating chronic erythema Aftseliusa-Lipschutz's pseudoerysipelas possibledistinguished mainly on localization, the number of elements (with erythema usually one ring-spot), the presence of subjective sensations (completely absent in erythema), history and others. In the event of defeat pseudoerysipelas joints can be easily distinguished from the various types of arthropathy by the presence of skin changes.
- Vulgar ecthyma
- Treatment of skin diseases in folk medicine
- Strep impetigo
Individuals dealing withdead animals, birds and fish, must be timely to pay attention to even the most minor infractions of the skin intact and immediately process them in one way or another disinfectant.Cooks, housewives and working women in cooking to watch out for shots of fish bones.At the enterprises of meat and fish industry should be implemented special instructions are available for the prevention of pseudoerysipelas.
Treatment Local treatment is the use of 20-30% ichthyol ointment;in severe itching, as well as in the defeat of the joints are recommended local hot baths with potassium permanganate;with significant swelling -. cold lotions with acetate of alumina and other peripheral areas of injury it is advisable to lubricate the single iodine tincture.
In each case pseudoerysipelas appointed antibiotics.Good effect on the course pseudoerysipelas sometimes affects of UV rays.