Search Results for: cellulitis

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Key Points

…rysipelas of the face). Rapidly progressive disease, cellulitis that complicates preexisting edema of the lower extremities, cellulitis with significant neutrophilia, and cellulitis in immunosuppressed, diabetic, and neutropenic patients requires…

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Treatment

…the full course to prevent both emergence of resistant strains and recurrent infections. Pitfalls Bilateral lower extremity cellulitis is highly uncommon; an alternative diagnosis should be considered. Cellulitis or erysipelas in the absence of…

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Venous Stasis: Key Points

…n of subsequent recurrences. An important diagnostic consideration in the management of stasis dermatitis is lower extremity cellulitis. Cellulitis is typically unilateral, whereas stasis dermatitis is classically bilateral. Cellulitis is commonly…

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: References

…L, Cotliar J, Fox LP, Hughey L, Shinkai K, Gee SN, Kroshinsky D (2015) Inpatient dermatology consultation aids diagnosis of cellulitis among hospitalized patients: a multi-institutional analysis, JAAD, 73:70-75. Williams HC, Crook AM, Mason JM,…

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Venous Stasis: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Differential diagnosis Necrobiosis lipoidica Leukocytoclastic vasculitis Cellulitis Note: Cellulitis tends to be unilateral, not bilateral, and is accompanied by signs of systemic infection, such as fever and leukocytosis….

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

…moking, and Crohn’s disease. Additional cutaneous associations include acne, pilonidal cyst, acne conglobata, and dissecting cellulitis of the scalp (also known as the follicular occlusion tetrad). Lesions of HS must be monitored for development of…

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Venous Stasis: Treatment

…lture the blood, and treat the patient with intravenous antibiotics to provide coverage for staphylococcal and streptococcal cellulitis. Subsequent steps Continue compression and elevation therapy. Xerosis or superficial desquamation frequently…

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Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…Ulceration and secondary infection are not infrequent, and they require aggressive therapy with antibiotics for infection or cellulitis and local dressings. Low-dose interferon alpha, 3 million units three times weekly, is well tolerated and over…

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