cellulitis


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cel·lu·li·tis

 (sĕl′yə-lī′tĭs)
n.
An acute, spreading, bacterial infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues. Cellulitis often originates from an infected wound and can lead to serious illness in the elderly or those with compromised immune systems.

cellulitis

(ˌsɛljʊˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of any of the tissues of the body, characterized by fever, pain, swelling, and redness of the affected area
[C19: from Latin cellula cellule + -itis]

cel•lu•li•tis

(ˌsɛl yəˈlaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of cellular tissue.
[1860–65; < New Latin cellul(a) (see cellular) + -itis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cellulitis - an inflammation of body tissue (especially that below the skin) characterized by fever and swelling and redness and pain
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

cellulitis

[ˌseljuˈlaɪtɪs] Ncelulitis f

cel·lu·li·tis

n. celulitis, infl. del tejido conectivo celular.

cellulitis

n celulitis f, infección f del tejido debajo de la piel
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SAN FRANCISCO -- If a patient presents with cellulitis on both legs, think venous stasis dermatitis, which is the number one misdiagnosis of cellulitis and a frequent cause of unnecessary hospitalization for so-called "red leg," according to Kanade Shinkai, MD, PhD.
A case report of contact dermatitis is mistaken for cellulitis in an 87-year-old female who received several months of home health wound care treatment for a traumatic ulcer on the anterior lower leg.
Because of our initial impression of left neck lymphadenitis with facial cellulitis, the patient was administered parenteral amoxicillin and clavulanic acid.
Shortly after injuring her hand, she'd sought care at an outpatient facility, where she was given a diagnosis of cellulitis and a prescription for an oral antibiotic.
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Ominously, I was told if the infection - cellulitis - travelled past a certain point on my arm I'd be straight into intensive care.
Ominously I was told if the infection - cellulitis - travelled past a certain point on my arm I'd be straight into intensive care.
Orbital cellulitis can be classified as pre-septal and post-septal cellulitis based on the anatomic landmark, the orbital septum.
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