Recurrent Erysipelas of the Orbit Complicated with Endotoxin Shock:Report of a Case Takeshi Beppu 1 1Department of Otolaryngology, Yamagata University School of Medicine pp.601-605
Published Date 1992/8/20
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1411902682
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A 65-year-old man with recurrent erysipelas developed endotoxin shock. Endotoxin shock was treated successfully with high dose of methylpred-nisolone (60mg/kg/day). The patient disclosed erysipelas in his past history, however, diabetes mellitus, immnological disorders were not detected. Pathogenic bacteria and a route of infection were not identified. The patient was recovered from severe and recurrent subcutaneous swelling in the right orbital region treated with several kinds of antibiotics.

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