cellulitis


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cellulitis

[‚sel·yə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of connective tissue, especially the loose subcutaneous tissue.
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The odds of cellulitis admissions increased by roughly 3.
We report the case of severe contact dermatitis in an 87-year-old female that was misdiagnosed and treated for cellulitis of the lower leg.
On first appearance, the lesions can be mistaken for benign ones, such as cellulitis, hemangioma, rosacea, and rhinophyma.
The differential diagnosis for UEDVT includes effort thrombosis (also known as Paget-Schroetter syndrome) and cellulitis.
Deep vein thrombosis is the most frequent cause of painful swollen leg followed by cellulitis, abscesses and baker's cyst.
Orbital cellulitis is a septic process between the ethmoid and orbitary tissue representing the most frequent cause of unilateral exophthalmos.
5] Cellulitis and necrotizing fasciitis have not been previously reported following wasp stings.
Dissecting cellulitis of the scalp (DCS) is an uncommon chronic and relapsing inflammatory disease predominantly occurring in the scalp of young black or Hispanic men.
All the participants had cellulitis without abscesses (including erysipelas), one or more abscesses larger than 5 cm in diameter, or both conditions.
The estimated cost to the health service for a patient with lymphoedema and cellulitis infections is PS6,000 a year.
Chris, a father-of-two, tipped the scales at 29st 5lbs, but after spending 15 years overweight, the 51-year-old contracted painful cellulitis in one of his legs, which caused it to become ulcerated.
Although immunosuppressive viruses often have been associated with susceptibility to gangrenous dermatitis (cellulitis), we hypothesize that production stressors alone also can undermine resistance to opportunistic pathogens by increasing bacterial translocation from the intestine and disrupting the skin's antimicrobial barrier, resulting in subcutaneous lesions referred to as cellulitis and recently named turkey clostridial dermatitis (CD).