Cutaneous findings, encountered in brucellosis and review of the literature


Metin A., Akdeniz H., Buzgan T., Delice I.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, vol.40, no.7, pp.434-438, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Background Human brucellosis is an infectious disease produced by Brucella species: small, coccoid or rod-like, aerobic, Gram-negative bacteria. The infection is common in developing countries, and can also affect the skin. Its prevalence is high in our region of where stockbreeding is one of the main economic sources, compared with the Turkey, industrially developed areas of Turkey, and dermatologic complaints due to brucellosis, are fairly common.