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  1. Cellulitis and Erysipelas

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    Cellulitis and Erysipelas, Cellulitis and erysipelas are infections of the skin and the tissues just below the skin surface. Any area of the skin can be affected but the leg is the ...

  2. Cellulitis and Erysipelas

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    Cellulitis and Erysipelas, Presentation Cellulitis Cellulitis is more commonly seen in the lower limbs and usually affects one limb. , cellulitis erysip...

  3. Cellulitis

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    Cellulitis, I have chronic cellulitis in my left leg. It first occur... I have chronic cellulitis in my left leg. It first occurred in Dec 2000 following a foot abrasion an...

  4. Orbital and Preseptal Cellulitis

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    Orbital and Preseptal Cellulitis, Description [ 1 ] Orbital cellulitis Orbital cellulitis is a potentially sight-threatening and life-threatening (but uncommon) oph...

  5. Impetigo

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    Some things to look out for Another skin infection called cellulitis is sometimes mistaken for impetigo. Cellulitis is a 'deeper' skin infection. Normally, with cellulitis...

  6. Chalazion

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    If you develop this type of complication, called orbital cellulitis, you need to see a medical professional urgently. Treatment of orbital cellulitis is with antibiotics, usually int...

  7. Swollen Legs

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    Unilateral leg swelling is more often due to local causes (eg, deep vein thrombosis or cellulitis). However, bilateral swelling from systemic causes may be much more obvious on one side than ...

  8. Dacryocystitis and Canaliculitis

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    It may be done externally by the ophthalmologists or - increasingly - endoscopically by an ophthalmology/ear, nose and throat team. [ 9 ] Endolaser® techniques are also available and less disrupt...

  9. Necrotising Fasciitis

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    The margins of infection are poorly defined, with tenderness extending beyond the apparent area of involvement (unlike cellulitis). There is no response to antibiotics (unlike cellulit...

  10. Abscess

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    Medicines called antibiotics may also be prescribed, especially if there is infection in the skin (cellulitis). However, they are often not able to treat an abscess on their own. See separa...

  11. Stye

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    If you develop this type of complication, which is called orbital cellulitis, you need to see a medical professional urgently. Treatment of orbital cellulitis is with antibiotics, us...

  12. Chalazion

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    Think of an urgent referral to the Eye Unit if: There is associated preseptal cellulitis (rarely: orbital cellulitis). The chalazion looks unusual or is recurrent - particul...

  13. Haemophilus Influenzae

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    Hib may cause bacteraemia, meningitis, cellulitis, epiglottitis, septic arthritis, pneumonia, pleural or gallbladder empyema, endophthalmitis, urinary tract infection, abscesses, cervical ade...

  14. Mucormycosis

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    Cutaneous mucormycosis produces cellulitis that progresses to dermal necrosis and black eschar formation. Gastrointestinal (GI) mucormycosis occurs with severe malnutrition and may occur...

  15. Varicose Eczema

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    It may look like cellulitis but the latter will be hot and shiny and without scaling on the surface. Erythema and dryness of the skin are the major signs to look for.

  16. Boils and Carbuncles

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    Infected epidermal inclusion cyst. Cellulitis . Osteomyelitis . Orf . Anthrax . Herpetic whitlow. Management [ 5 ] If lesions are not fluctuant (fluctuance is ...

  17. Swollen Legs

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    If the skin is reddened, it is likely to be due to an infection (such as cellulitis ), or inflammation (for example,  gout , rheumatoid arthritis or DVT). Pitting or not.

  18. Retropharyngeal Abscess

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    Differential diagnosis Retropharyngeal cellulitis . Angio-oedema . Dental infections. Epiglottitis . Foreign bodies . Pharyngeal pouch .

  19. Ecthyma

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    Invasive complications of streptococcal skin infections can include cellulitis and erysipelas , gangrene , lymphangitis, suppurative lymphadenitis and bacteraemia.

  20. Antimicrobial Eye Preparations

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    Listed below are some of the more common examples. Cellulitis Preseptal cellulitis - mostly caused by S.aureus but H. influenzae is also a culprit. , stye ophthalmic p...