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Pseudomonas aeruginosa in dermatologia

Gioia, M. C. (1998) Pseudomonas aeruginosa in dermatologia. Atti della Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti - Classe di Scienze Medico-Biologiche, LXXXVI (1). pp. 85-97.

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    Abstract

    The cutaneous lesions associated with Pseudomonas infection are varied. Their clinical appearance and severity depend on the patient’s immunological status. Healthy persons may have a relatively minor infection such as intertrigo, green discoloration of the nails with onycholysis, or folliculitis. In immunodepressed patients, Pseudomonas species are a common cause of septicemia. Ecthyma gangrenosum is one of its characteristic cutaneous manifestations. Foot intertrigo is mostly caused by dermatophytes and yeasts, less frequently by gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Seventy cases of intertrigo by gram-negative bacteria were observed.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: M.U.S. - Miscellanea > Atti Accademia Peloritana > Classe di Scienze Medico-Biologiche > 1998
    M.U.S. - Miscellanea > Atti Accademia Peloritana > Classe di Lettere, Filosofia e belle Arti > 1998
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    Depositing User: Dr PP C
    Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2013 11:03
    Last Modified: 07 Jan 2013 11:03
    URI: http://cab.unime.it/mus/id/eprint/2874

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