Erysipelas in a Middle-Aged Woman

Erysipelas in a Middle-Aged Woman


THE CASE: A middle-aged woman reports that for several days she has had
a facial rash, some mild facial discomfort, and a low-grade fever. She denies
previous illness, recent contacts with infected persons, or history of a similar

What is the most likely diagnosis?

  • Contact dermatitis.
  • Urticaria.
  • Erysipelas.
  • Necrotizing fasciitis.
  • Cellulitis.


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