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Bullous skin lesions in Vibrio vulnificus infection
  1. Noriyuki Umakoshi1,
  2. Akira Kuriyama2
  1. 1Department of Emergency Medicine, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
  2. 2Department of General Medicine, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Akira Kuriyama, 1-1-1 Miwa Kurashiki Okayama 710-8602 Japan; nrk40448{at}

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A 75-year-old man presented with acute bullous erythema of the left leg, following fever and diarrhoea. He had no particular medical history or any recent episodes of water activity. The cutaneous lesions were positioned on the lower left thigh and lower thigh, erupted …

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  • Contributors Drs NU and AK looked after the patient, wrote and revised the manuscript, and approved the submission of the current manuscript.

  • Funding None.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient's consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.