Milian sign

Milian sign

An obsolete term which allegedly allowed one to clinically differentiate between facial cellulitis (skin involvement stops at the ear) from erysipelas (skin involvement extends to the skin of the ear).

St. Anthony the Abbot,

patron saint of domestic animals, gravediggers, and hermits.
St. Anthony fire - any of several inflammations or gangrenous skin conditions. Synonym(s): ergotism; Milian sign