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Crab hand

Crab hand --> erysipeloid

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 localised 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.


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... at the proximal interphalangeal joint or any other joint of the right hand. Ultrasound of the lesion could not rule out the presence of a foreign ... 9. Tejada E, Parker CM. Cutaneous erythematous nodular lesion in a crab fisherman. Arch Dermatol. 1994;130:244-245, 247-248. 10. Bennett JE. ...

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Movement while moulting

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