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A 65-year-old woman presented with 2 days of acute onset fever, with left pinna pain, swelling and erythema (figures 1 and 2). She had no significant medical history. Physical examination revealed a body temperature of 38.0°C, facial rash sparing the nasolabial fold and Milian’s ear sign. Laboratory data showed neutrophilic leucocytosis. Erysipelas was diagnosed and treated with oral amoxicillin …
Contributors KS: cared for the patient and wrote the report. KS and MI: read and approved the final version of the report.
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