Erysipeloid A26-

Clinical Information
  • An infection caused by erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae that is almost wholly restricted to persons who in their occupation handle infected fish, shellfish, poultry, or meat. Three forms of this condition exist: a mild localized form manifested by local swelling and redness of the skin; a diffuse form that might present with fever; and a rare systemic form associated with endocarditis.
Codes
  • A26 Erysipeloid
    • A26.0 Cutaneous erysipeloid
    • A26.7 Erysipelothrix sepsis
    • A26.8 Other forms of erysipeloid
    • A26.9 Erysipeloid, unspecified