cellulitis

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cellulitis

[‚sel·yə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of connective tissue, especially the loose subcutaneous tissue.
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Thysanoptera infestation on skin and periorbital cellulitis in ostriches (Struthio camelus) aged 14 months.
Family Sex/ age(y) Clinical manifestations Pus cultures 1 A F/33 Periorbital cellulitis MSSA, Ery/clin- R 2 A M/36 Leg cellulitis/abscess None 3 A M/4 Perianal abscess MSSA, Ery/clin- R 4 A F/2 None 5 A F/1 None 6 B F/37 None 7 B M/38 None 8 B M/9 Knee cell ulitis/abscess MSSA, Ery/clin- R 9 B M/4 Finger-pulp infection None 10 B F/3 Lower abdomen cellulitis None 11 B F/3 None PFGE No.
11) Their system classifies orbital infections into five stages: periorbital cellulitis (stage I), orbital cellulitis (stage II), subperiosteal abscess (stage III), orbital abscess (stage IV), and cavernous sinus thrombosis (stage V).
We report a 12 years old male patient who developed periorbital cellulitis and left sided subdural empyema and was healed by prompt institution of proper antibiotics without surgery.