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Dermatological signs of the most frequently systemic bacterial infections

Sonya Marina, Vessela Ouzounova-Raykova

Abstract

The dermatologic complaints are a common reason for consultation with the general practitioner or dermatologist. The aim of this article is to highlight the more common, classic and important systemic bacterial infections presenting with dermatology manifestations. The finding of the specific skin signs may aid in the elucidation and the evaluation of underlying disease and the prompt and adequate start of patients therapy.

 


Keywords

systemic bacterial infections; dermatological signs

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14748/ssm.v46i1.638

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Sonya Marina
Medical University of Sofia
Bulgaria

Department of Dermatology and Venerology

Alexandrovska University Hospital

Vessela Ouzounova-Raykova
Medical University of Sofia
Bulgaria

Department of Dermatology and Venerology,

Department of Medical Microbiology,

Alexandrovska University Hospital

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