Disease Information for Cellulitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Axilla Mass
Local Rubor/Redness
Septic Abrasion Trauma
Spreading edema/skin infection
Painful submandibular gland
Axillary adenopathy
Epitrochlear adenopathy
Epitrochlear adenopathy/unilateral
Inguinal/groin adenopathy
Lymphadenopathy
Regional adenopathy
Tender adenopathy/unilateral
Edema of Arm
Edema of one arm
Edema Upper Extremity
Forearm Mass
Hand Pain and Swelling Unilateral
Hand pain and swelling/unilateral
Hand Pains
Hand/Wrist Pain Unilateral
Hand/wrists induration/pain/edema
Inguinal Mass/Swelling
Palmar Edema
Palmar Swelling
Swelling one extremity/limb
Swollen Limb
Unilateral arm swelling
Unilateral Arm Swelling in Children
Unilateral Arm Swelling in Elderly
Unilateral Forearm Pain
Unilateral Hand Pain
Unilateral leg swelling
Unilateral Palmar Pain
Unilateral Palmar Swelling
Upper extremity swelling
Foot Pain
Heel Pain
Chills
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Local inflammatory signs
Localized Edema Swelling
Malaise
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Fever and High Sed Rate
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Stool Microscopic polys present
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
High WBC/Left Shift (Lab)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Left shifted differential smear (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
WBC
Neutrophiles (Lab)
Sed Rate/ESR/Sedimentation rate (Lab)
WBC/White Blood Cell Count/Leukocytes (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Breast abscess
Bursitis
Decubitus ulcer/Bedsores
Insect Bites
Nocardiosis
Osteoarthritis, degenerative
Thrombophlebitis, Superficial
Tularemia
Associated Disease & Complications
Cellulitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Infection/Purulent/pyogenic/suppurative (ex)
Class
CLASS/Soft Tissue Involvement
CLASS/Subcutaneous/Panniculus tissue disorder
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Subcutaneous manifestation/involvement
Pathophysiology/Tissue infiltrate
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Cephalexin (Keflex)
RX/Tigecycline (Tygacil)
Definition

An acute, diffuse, and suppurative inflammation of loose connective tissue, particularly the deep subcutaneous tissues, and sometimes muscle, which is most commonly seen as a result of infection of a wound, ulcer, or other skin lesions.

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