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Bite Rodent Skin Infection

In addition to the wound, rodent bites can cause skin infections.

Symptoms of a skin infection caused by a rodent bite include:

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Last Updated: Dec 1, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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