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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.

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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]
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cel•lu•li•tis

(ˌsɛl yəˈlaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of cellular tissue.
[1860–65; < New Latin cellul(a) (see cellular) + -itis]
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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
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Translations

cellulitis

[ˌseljuˈlaɪtɪs] Ncelulitis f
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cel·lu·li·tis

n. celulitis, infl. del tejido conectivo celular.
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cellulitis

n celulitis f, infección f del tejido debajo de la piel
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References in periodicals archive ?
Cutaneous botryomycosis associated with eosinophilic cellulitis. J Dermatol 2009;36:551-4.
Wells syndrome, also known as eosinophilic cellulitis, is a condition marked by re current episodes of pruritus followed by appearance of edematous, painful, indurated, or edematous papules or plaques, although bullae and vesicles also may be present.
Two other cases described coexistence of bullous eosinophilic cellulitis which is termed as "Wells syndrome" with EGPA, where the histology from skin biopsy had been eosinophilic without evidence of granuloma or vasculitis unlike in our patient.

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