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August 1968

Ulcers of Skin Due to Brucella suisReport of a Case

Author Affiliations

New Orleans

From the Department of Dermatology and the Section on Infectious Diseases, Ochsner Clinic and Ochsner Foundation Hospital, New Orleans.

Arch Dermatol. 1968;98(2):175-176. doi:10.1001/archderm.1968.01610140073017

Cutaneous lesions are an unusual manifestation of brucellosis. Chronic indolent ulcers due to Brucella suis developed on the knee of a patient. The lesions resulted from contamination of an abrasion by infected blood from a deer.