Arcanobacterium haemolyticum infection

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Arcanobacterium haemolyticum infection
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Arcanobacterium haemolyticum associated with pyothorax-Clinical examination and imaging studies revealed a right sided multi-loculated hydropneumothorax

An Arcanobacterium haemolyticum infection is any of several types of infection with the gram-positive bacillus Arcanobacterium haemolyticum. It can cause an acute pharyngitis, and it may cause an exanthem characterized by an erythematous, morbilliform or scarlatiniform eruption involving the trunk and extremities.[1]: 268 


  1. James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.

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