Ecthyma: A potential mimicker of zoonotic infections in a returning traveler

David E. Orbuch, Randie H. Kim, David E. Cohen

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Abstract

The cutaneous ulcer in a patient with a history of international travel poses a vexing diagnostic dilemma for the clinician. While Streptococcus and Staphylococcus are common causes of cutaneous ecthyma, the necrotizing ulcer can have a vast differential diagnosis including ulcerating zoonoses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)178-180
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume29
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Anthrax
  • Ecthyma
  • Orf
  • Travel medicine
  • Tularemia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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