Summary: 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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  1. Chaudhry I, Shamsi F, Morales J. Orbital cellulitis following implantation of aqueous drainage devices. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2007;17:136-40 pubmed
    Orbital cellulitis (OC) as a complication of implanted aqueous drainage devices (ADD) for glaucoma is an uncommon phenomenon...
  2. Giltner C, Bobenchik A, Uslan D, Deville J, Humphries R. Ciprofloxacin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila cellulitis following leech therapy. J Clin Microbiol. 2013;51:1324-6 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest that ciprofloxacin monotherapy as a prophylaxis regimen prior to leech therapy may not be effective in preventing infection...
  3. Thomas K. Studying a disease with no home--lessons in trial recruitment from the PATCH II study. Trials. 2010;11:22 pubmed publisher
    b>Cellulitis is a very common condition that often recurs. The PATCH II study was designed to explore the possibility of preventing future episodes of cellulitis, with resultant cost savings for the NHS...
  4. Pitak Arnnop P, Dhanuthai K, Chaine A, Bertrand J, Bertolus C. Florid osseous dysplasia: report of a case presenting acute cellulitis. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 2009;14:e461-464 pubmed
    ..Asian man who had been diagnosed with florid osseous dysplasia (FOD) of the mandible and acute perimandibular cellulitis. This presentation occurred after a history of off-and-on swellings of the jaw and multiple treatments received ..
  5. Huang M, Chang Y, Wu C, Hsieh S, Yu C. The prognostic values of soft tissue sonography for adult cellulitis without pus or abscess formation. Intern Med J. 2009;39:841-4 pubmed publisher
    Abstract The current practice for cellulitis in diagnosis and treatment is mainly based on subjective clinical judgement without validated objective guidance...
  6. Probst C, Pongratz G, Capellino S, Szeimies R, Scholmerich J, Fleck M, et al. Cryptococcosis mimicking cutaneous cellulitis in a patient suffering from rheumatoid arthritis: a case report. BMC Infect Dis. 2010;10:239 pubmed publisher
    ..In humans, C. neoformans causes three types of infections: pulmonary cryptococcosis, cryptococcal meningitis and wound or cutaneous cryptococcosis...
  7. Khawcharoenporn T, Tice A. Empiric outpatient therapy with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, cephalexin, or clindamycin for cellulitis. Am J Med. 2010;123:942-50 pubmed publisher
    Limited data exist on optimal empiric oral antibiotic treatment for outpatients with cellulitis in areas with a high prevalence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections.
  8. McLean M, D Souza A. Life-threatening cellulitis after traditional Samoan tattooing. Aust N Z J Public Health. 2011;35:27-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We discuss the complex nature of the public health investigation into two cases of serious bacterial infection following traditional tattooing occurring in the same region in New Zealand within a six-week period...
  9. Kitazawa M, Koide N, Saito H, Kamimura S, Uehara T, Miyagawa S. Killian-Jamieson diverticulitis with cervical cellulitis: report of a case. Surg Today. 2010;40:257-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Cervical cellulitis due to K-J diverticulitis is also highly exceptional...

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  1. Maze M, Pithie A, Dawes T, Chambers S. An audit of venous duplex ultrasonography in patients with lower limb cellulitis. N Z Med J. 2011;124:53-6 pubmed
    To audit the use and value of venous duplex ultrasound in patients hospitalised for cellulitis at Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand.
  2. Levell N, Wingfield C, Garioch J. Severe lower limb cellulitis is best diagnosed by dermatologists and managed with shared care between primary and secondary care. Br J Dermatol. 2011;164:1326-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Cellulitis is responsible for over 400,000 bed days per year in the English National Health Service (NHS) at the cost of £96 million.
  3. Karppelin M, Siljander T, Vuopio Varkila J, Kere J, Huhtala H, Vuento R, et al. Factors predisposing to acute and recurrent bacterial non-necrotizing cellulitis in hospitalized patients: a prospective case-control study. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2010;16:729-34 pubmed publisher
    Acute non-necrotizing cellulitis is a skin infection with a tendency to recur. Both general and local risk factors for erysipelas or cellulitis have been recognized in previous studies using hospitalized controls...
  4. Thomas K, Crook A, Foster K, Mason J, Chalmers J, Bourke J, et al. Prophylactic antibiotics for the prevention of cellulitis (erysipelas) of the leg: results of the UK Dermatology Clinical Trials Network's PATCH II trial. Br J Dermatol. 2012;166:169-78 pubmed publisher
    b>Cellulitis (erysipelas) of the leg is a common, painful infection of the skin and underlying tissue. Repeat episodes are frequent, cause significant morbidity and result in high health service costs.
  5. Chira S, Miller L. Staphylococcus aureus is the most common identified cause of cellulitis: a systematic review. Epidemiol Infect. 2010;138:313-7 pubmed publisher
    We utilized Medline to perform a systematic review of the literature to quantify the aetiology of cellulitis with intact skin. Of 808 patients with cellulitis, 127-129 (15.7-16...
  6. Gunderson C, Martinello R. A systematic review of bacteremias in cellulitis and erysipelas. J Infect. 2012;64:148-55 pubmed publisher
    Because of the difficulty of obtaining bacterial cultures from patients with cellulitis and erysipelas, the microbiology of these common infections remains incompletely defined...
  7. Bristow I, Spruce M. Fungal foot infection, cellulitis and diabetes: a review. Diabet Med. 2009;26:548-51 pubmed publisher
    To review the current evidence for the presence of fungal foot infection (tinea pedis and toenail onychomycosis) as a risk factor for the development of cellulitis within the lower limb, particularly for those individuals with diabetes.
  8. Pérez Rodríguez M, Sopena B, Lueiro F, Martinez Vazquez C. Late infection of an embolized renal graft presented as buttock cellulitis. Transpl Infect Dis. 2010;12:161-3 pubmed publisher
    ..We present the first case of late infection of an embolized renal graft, more than 2 years after embolization...
  9. Concheiro J, Loureiro M, González Vilas D, García Gavín J, Sánchez Aguilar D, Toribio J. [Erysipelas and cellulitis: a retrospective study of 122 cases]. Actas Dermosifiliogr. 2009;100:888-94 pubmed
    Erysipelas and cellulitis are relatively common cutaneous infections that can sometimes be the cause of a prolonged hospital admission...
  10. Higuchi W, Hung W, Takano T, Iwao Y, Ozaki K, Isobe H, et al. Molecular characteristics of the Taiwanese multiple drug-resistant ST59 clone of Panton-Valentine leucocidin-positive community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from pediatric cellulitis. J Infect Chemother. 2010;16:144-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Herein, we describe molecular characteristics of MRSA isolated from abdominal cellulitis in a 7-year-old Japanese boy...
  11. Koh T, Sng L, Yuen S, Thomas C, Tan P, Tan S, et al. Streptococcal cellulitis following preparation of fresh raw seafood. Zoonoses Public Health. 2009;56:206-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The other two were cases of ascending upper limb cellulitis associated with bacteraemia in mastectomy patients. One of these infections was caused by S...
  12. Thomas K, Crook A, Nunn A, Foster K, Mason J, Chalmers J, et al. Penicillin to prevent recurrent leg cellulitis. N Engl J Med. 2013;368:1695-703 pubmed publisher
    b>Cellulitis of the leg is a common bacterial infection of the skin and underlying tissue. We compared prophylactic low-dose penicillin with placebo for the prevention of recurrent cellulitis.
  13. Figtree M, Konecny P, Jennings Z, Goh C, Krilis S, Miyakis S. Risk stratification and outcome of cellulitis admitted to hospital. J Infect. 2010;60:431-9 pubmed publisher
    To identify risk factors associated with mortality and adverse outcome of community acquired cellulitis/erysipelas requiring hospital admission.
  14. Serdar Z, Akcay S, Inan A, Dağlı O. Evaluation of microbiological spectrum and risk factors of cellulitis in hospitalized patients. Cutan Ocul Toxicol. 2011;30:221-4 pubmed publisher
    b>Cellulitis is a common soft tissue infection and the severity of disease vary from mild to life threatening...
  15. David C, Chira S, Eells S, Ladrigan M, Papier A, Miller L, et al. Diagnostic accuracy in patients admitted to hospitals with cellulitis. Dermatol Online J. 2011;17:1 pubmed
    Misdiagnosis of non-infectious conditions such as cellulitis is a common error and can result in unnecessary hospitalization and antibiotic use...
  16. Yang C. Nonpigmented Chromobacterium violaceum bacteremic cellulitis after fish bite. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2011;44:401-5 pubmed publisher
    A case of nonpigmented Chromobacterium violaceum bacteremic cellulitis after fish bite in Taiwan is reported. The patient was successfully treated with ciprofloxacin and doxycycline for an extended period...
  17. Yeh C, Liao C, Muo C, Chang S, Hsieh C, Chen F, et al. Mental disorder as a risk factor for dog bites and post-bite cellulitis. Injury. 2012;43:1903-7 pubmed publisher
    ..No study has evaluated the association between mental disorders and the injury of dog bite. We conducted case-control studies to investigate whether people with mental disorders are at elevated risks of dog bite and post-bite cellulitis.
  18. Liu S, Chang Y, Weissman J, Griffey R, Thomas J, Nergui S, et al. An empirical assessment of boarding and quality of care: delays in care among chest pain, pneumonia, and cellulitis patients. Acad Emerg Med. 2011;18:1339-48 pubmed publisher
    ..To the best of our knowledge, no study has compared the quality of care of boarded and nonboarded patients...
  19. Kouassi Y, Janvier B, Dufour X, Bouche G, Klossek J. Microbiology of facial cellulitis related to dental infection. Med Mal Infect. 2011;41:540-5 pubmed publisher
    The study objective was to identify bacteria responsible for facial cellulitis of dental origin.
  20. Gunderson C. Cellulitis: definition, etiology, and clinical features. Am J Med. 2011;124:1113-22 pubmed publisher
    b>Cellulitis is a common condition seen by physicians. Over the past decade, skin and soft tissue infections from community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus have become increasingly common...
  21. Perelló Alzamora M, Santos Durán J, Sánchez Barba M, Canueto J, Marcos M, Unamuno P. Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of adult patients hospitalized for erysipelas and cellulitis. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012;31:2147-52 pubmed
    ..investigation was to analyze the clinical and epidemiological aspects of all cases of erysipelas and infectious cellulitis admitted to a tertiary hospital during a period of five years...
  22. Henao Martinez A, González Fontal G, Johnson S. A case of community-acquired Acinetobacter junii-johnsonii cellulitis. Biomedica. 2012;32:179-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Herein a case is reported of community-onset, health-care-associated, non-traumatic cellulitis caused by Acinetobacter, species junii-johnsonii with bacteremia...
  23. Cox N. Oedema as a risk factor for multiple episodes of cellulitis/erysipelas of the lower leg: a series with community follow-up. Br J Dermatol. 2006;155:947-50 pubmed
    b>Cellulitis of the lower leg is a common problem with considerable morbidity. Risk factors are well identified but the relationship between consequences of cellulitis and further episodes is less well understood.
  24. Lu H, Yang Y, Huang Y, Chen T, Chuang C, Lee F, et al. Disseminated cryptococcosis initially presenting as cellulitis in a rheumatoid arthritis patient. J Chin Med Assoc. 2007;70:249-52 pubmed
    ..We present a case of cryptococcal cellulitis in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis who was receiving long-term steroid treatment...
  25. Brook I. Microbiology of acute sinusitis of odontogenic origin presenting with periorbital cellulitis in children. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2007;116:386-8 pubmed
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the aerobic and anaerobic microbiology of acute maxillary sinusitis of odontogenic origin presenting with periodontal infection in children...
  26. Soysal H, Kiratli H, Recep O. Anthrax as the cause of preseptal cellulitis and cicatricial ectropion. Acta Ophthalmol Scand. 2001;79:208-9 pubmed
    ..Anthrax of the eyelid must be considered in the differential diagnosis of preseptal or orbital cellulitis and any reconstructive procedure should be attempted only after the cessation of the healing process.
  27. Roujeau J, Sigurgeirsson B, Korting H, Kerl H, Paul C. Chronic dermatomycoses of the foot as risk factors for acute bacterial cellulitis of the leg: a case-control study. Dermatology. 2004;209:301-7 pubmed
    ..tinea pedis and onychomycosis) and other candidate risk factors in the development of acute bacterial cellulitis of the leg...
  28. Marinella M. Cellulitis and sepsis due to sphingobacterium. JAMA. 2002;288:1985 pubmed
  29. Georgala S, Korfitis C, Ioannidou D, Alestas T, Kylafis G, Georgala C. Dissecting cellulitis of the scalp treated with rifampicin and isotretinoin: case reports. Cutis. 2008;82:195-8 pubmed
    Dissecting cellulitis of the scalp, or perifolliculitis capitis abscedens et suffodiens, is an uncommon chronic suppurative disease of the scalp manifested by follicular and perifollicular inflammatory nodules that suppurate and undermine,..
  30. Bisno A, Gaviria J. Murine model of recurrent group G streptococcal cellulitis: no evidence of protective immunity. Infect Immun. 1997;65:4926-30 pubmed
    Despite the well-known tendency of cellulitis due to beta-hemolytic streptococci to recur, little is known regarding the mechanisms of human immunity to this infection...
  31. Kikkawa D, Heinz G, Martin R, Nunery W, Eiseman A. Orbital cellulitis and abscess secondary to dacryocystitis. Arch Ophthalmol. 2002;120:1096-9 pubmed
  32. Pertel P, Eisenstein B, Link A, Donfrid B, Biermann E, Bernardo P, et al. The efficacy and safety of daptomycin vs. vancomycin for the treatment of cellulitis and erysipelas. Int J Clin Pract. 2009;63:368-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Results from previous trials suggest that daptomycin may result in faster clinical improvement than penicillinase-resistant penicillins or vancomycin for patients with complicated skin and skin structure infections...
  33. Tokuda K, Nishi J, Miyanohara H, Sarantuya J, Iwashita M, Kamenosono A, et al. Relapsing cellulitis associated with Campylobacter coli bacteremia in an agammaglobulinemic patient. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2004;23:577-9 pubmed
    ..We report herein a case of agammaglobulinemia in which cellulitis associated with C. coli bacteremia relapsed after a disease-free interval of >5 years...
  34. Limjoco Antonio A, Janda W, Schreckenberger P. Arcanobacterium haemolyticum sinusitis and orbital cellulitis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2003;22:465-7 pubmed
    We present a case of sinusitis and orbital cellulitis in a 9-year-old girl caused by the Gram-positive bacillus Arcanobacterium haemolyticum...
  35. Gould N, Kamelle S, Tillmanns T, Scribner D, Gold M, Walker J, et al. Predictors of complications after inguinal lymphadenectomy. Gynecol Oncol. 2001;82:329-32 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to identify predictors of complications in patients undergoing inguinal lymphadenectomy (LND) in the treatment of vulvar carcinoma...
  36. Sanders C, Bruijnzeel Koomen C. [The practice guideline 'Bacterial skin infections' (first revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners; a response from the perspective of dermatology]. Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2008;152:1604-5 pubmed
    ..Clinical distinction between erysipelas and cellulitis is often impossible; therefore, the term cellulitis is used throughout the guideline and refers to both ..
  37. Swartz M. Clinical practice. Cellulitis. N Engl J Med. 2004;350:904-12 pubmed
  38. Jia H, Sun T. Extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma mimicking cellulitis. Leuk Lymphoma. 2004;45:1467-70 pubmed
    ..We are reporting a case that presented as cellulitis and only after careful examination with immunohistochemistry that a correct diagnosis of extranodal NK/T-cell ..
  39. Carter K, Kilburn S, Featherstone P. Cellulitis and treatment: a qualitative study of experiences. Br J Nurs. 2007;16:S22-4, S26-8 pubmed
    Although cellulitis is usually a relatively mild condition, it is potentially life threatening, often necessitating emergency treatment in either the acute or community care settings...
  40. Stryjewski M, Hall R, Chu V, Kanafani Z, O Riordan W, Weinstock M, et al. Expression of antimicrobial peptides in the normal and involved skin of patients with infective cellulitis. J Infect Dis. 2007;196:1425-30 pubmed
    ..The systemic expression of these peptides in normal-appearing skin of patients with infective cellulitis is unknown. Study patients were adults with infective cellulitis and signs of systemic inflammation...
  41. Siljander T, Karppelin M, Vahakuopus S, Syrjanen J, Toropainen M, Kere J, et al. Acute bacterial, nonnecrotizing cellulitis in Finland: microbiological findings. Clin Infect Dis. 2008;46:855-61 pubmed publisher
    Bacterial, nonnecrotizing cellulitis is a localized and often recurrent infection of the skin. The aim of this study was to identify the beta-hemolytic streptococci that cause acute nonnecrotizing cellulitis infection in Finland.
  42. Chang C, Lee N, Lee H, Lee I, Wu C, Lin Y, et al. Moxifloxacin-associated neutropenia in a cirrhotic elderly woman with lower extremity cellulitis. Ann Pharmacother. 2008;42:580-3 pubmed publisher
    To report a case of moxifloxacin-associated neutropenia in a cirrhotic patient with cellulitis.
  43. Manfredi R, Calza L, Chiodo F. Epidemiology and microbiology of cellulitis and bacterial soft tissue infection during HIV disease: a 10-year survey. J Cutan Pathol. 2002;29:168-72 pubmed
    b>Cellulitis and soft tissue infection are underestimated complications of HIV disease.
  44. McNamara D, Tleyjeh I, Berbari E, Lahr B, Martinez J, Mirzoyev S, et al. Incidence of lower-extremity cellulitis: a population-based study in Olmsted county, Minnesota. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007;82:817-21 pubmed
    To determine the population-based incidence of lower-extremity cellulitis.
  45. Espana A, Sanz M, Sola J, Gil P. Wells' syndrome (eosinophilic cellulitis): correlation between clinical activity, eosinophil levels, eosinophil cation protein and interleukin-5. Br J Dermatol. 1999;140:127-30 pubmed
    Wells' syndrome (WS) (eosinophilic cellulitis) is characterized by the presence of oedematous skin lesions associated with eosinophilia of the tissues...
  46. Davis S, McKinnon P, Hall L, Delgado G, Rose W, Wilson R, et al. Daptomycin versus vancomycin for complicated skin and skin structure infections: clinical and economic outcomes. Pharmacotherapy. 2007;27:1611-8 pubmed
    ..To assess the effect of daptomycin compared with vancomycin on the clinical and economic outcomes in patients with complicated skin and skin structure infections...
  47. Yun C, Cheng S, Sheu C, Huang J. Acute phlegmonous esophagitis: an unusual case (2005: 8b). Eur Radiol. 2005;15:2380-1 pubmed
  48. Dhariwal D, Kittur M, Farrier J, Sugar A, Aird D, Laws D. Post-traumatic orbital cellulitis. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2003;41:21-8 pubmed
    Orbital cellulitis is uncommon...
  49. Gabillot Carré M, Roujeau J. Acute bacterial skin infections and cellulitis. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2007;20:118-23 pubmed
    ..We separate acute nonnecrotizing infections of the hypodermis (erysipelas), forms with abscesses or exudates and necrotizing fasciitis. These three types actually differ in risk factors, bacteriology, treatment and prognosis...
  50. Bersier D, Bounameaux H. Cellulitis and deep vein thrombosis: a controversial association. J Thromb Haemost. 2003;1:867-8 pubmed
  51. Starkey C, Steele R. Medical management of orbital cellulitis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2001;20:1002-5 pubmed
    To determine the appropriate early management of orbital cellulitis and the current bacterial etiology and to evaluate the clinical usefulness of orbital computed tomographic imaging for this infection, a prospective study of orbital ..
  52. Green L, Mawn L. Orbital cellulitis secondary to tooth bud abscess in a neonate. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2002;39:358-61 pubmed
  53. Gomis S, Riddell C, Potter A, Allan B. Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of virulence factors of Escherichia coli isolated from broiler chickens with simultaneous occurrence of cellulitis and other colibacillosis lesions. Can J Vet Res. 2001;65:1-6 pubmed
    ..was to characterize virulence factors of Escherichia coli isolates from broilers with simultaneous occurrence of cellulitis and other colibacillosis lesions. Thirty flocks were sampled and 237 birds with cellulitis were examined...
  54. Nageswaran S, Woods C, Benjamin D, Givner L, Shetty A. Orbital cellulitis in children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2006;25:695-9 pubmed
    To review the epidemiology and management of orbital cellulitis in children.
  55. Horowitz Y, Sperber A, Almog Y. Gram-negative cellulitis complicating cirrhosis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2004;79:247-50 pubmed
    ..bacteria should be considered as a potential etiologic agent in patients with cirrhosis and severe bullous cellulitis. Culture of the bullous fluid may facilitate diagnosis and management...
  56. Kloek C, Rubin P. Role of inflammation in orbital cellulitis. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2006;46:57-68 pubmed
  57. Leman P, Mukherjee D. Flucloxacillin alone or combined with benzylpenicillin to treat lower limb cellulitis: a randomised controlled trial. Emerg Med J. 2005;22:342-6 pubmed
    To determine whether using intravenous benzylpenicillin in addition to intravenous flucloxacillin would result in a more rapid clinical response in patients with lower limb cellulitis.
  58. Fong J, Wood F, Fowler B. A silver coated dressing reduces the incidence of early burn wound cellulitis and associated costs of inpatient treatment: comparative patient care audits. Burns. 2005;31:562-7 pubmed
    ..The main outcome variables were: burn wound cellulitis, antibiotic use and cost of treatment. Two patient care audits and a comparative sample were used...
  59. Aspiroz C, Navarro C, Aguilar E, Rodríguez Andrés M. [Bacteremia in an obese patient with cellulitis and chronic ulceration in the lower extremity]. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2004;22:363-4 pubmed
  60. Goettsch W, Bouwes Bavinck J, Herings R. Burden of illness of bacterial cellulitis and erysipelas of the leg in the Netherlands. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2006;20:834-9 pubmed
    Information on the prevalence of bacterial cellulitis (BC) and erysipelas (ER) of the leg (BCERL) is sparse and dependent on the definitions used...
  61. Chakkarapani E, Bill Yoxall C, Morgan C. Facial submandibular cellulitis-adenitis in a preterm infant. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2007;92:F153 pubmed
  62. Boura P, Sarantopoulos A, Lefaki I, Skendros P, Papadopoulos P. Eosinophilic cellulitis (Wells' syndrome) as a cutaneous reaction to the administration of adalimumab. Ann Rheum Dis. 2006;65:839-40 pubmed
  63. Tayal V, Hasan N, Norton H, Tomaszewski C. The effect of soft-tissue ultrasound on the management of cellulitis in the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2006;13:384-8 pubmed
    To evaluate the effect of diagnostic soft-tissue ultrasound (US) on management of emergency department (ED) patients with clinical cellulitis.
  64. Dahlmann A, Appaswamy S, Headon M. Orbital cellulitis following sub-Tenon's anaesthesia. Eye (Lond). 2002;16:200-1 pubmed
  65. Sweeney S, Wiss K, Mallory S. Inflammatory tinea pedis/manuum masquerading as bacterial cellulitis. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002;156:1149-52 pubmed
    ..Tinea pedis and tinea manuum in children are more common than previously recognized. Clinical presentations of dermatophyte infections may vary in children and may be difficult to diagnose...
  66. Salam A, Saldana M, Zaman N. Orbital cellulitis or lymphoma? A diagnostic challenge. J Laryngol Otol. 2005;119:740-2 pubmed
    ..an aggressive natural killer T cell lymphoma in a police officer who presented with combined features of orbital cellulitis and mid-facial destruction...
  67. Seyahi N, Apaydin S, Kahveci A, Mert A, Sariyar M, Erek E. Cellulitis as a manifestation of miliary tuberculosis in a renal transplant recipient. Transpl Infect Dis. 2005;7:80-5 pubmed
    ..37-year-old renal transplant recipient with disseminated Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection that presented as cellulitis. The organism was isolated from tissue and blood cultures...
  68. Renner R, Kauer F, Treudler R, Niederwieser D, Simon J. Eosinophilic cellulitis (Wells' syndrome) in association with angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy. Acta Derm Venereol. 2007;87:525-8 pubmed
    Eosinophilic cellulitis (Wells' syndrome) is an uncommon inflammatory disease with clinical polymorphism. It is often associated with infectious, allergic or myeloproliferative diseases; however, the exact aetiology is unknown...
  69. Hsu P, Yang Y, Hsiao C, Lee P, Chiang B. Mycobacterium kansasii infection presenting as cellulitis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus. J Formos Med Assoc. 2002;101:581-4 pubmed
    ..We report the case of a 38-year-old woman with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who developed cellulitis over the left lower leg and had poor response to antibiotics...
  70. Jung C, Choi Y, Jeon S, Chung W. Acute diffuse phlegmonous esophagogastritis: radiologic diagnosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2003;180:862-3 pubmed
  71. Baddour L. Cellulitis syndromes: an update. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2000;14:113-6 pubmed
    b>Cellulitis is a commonly seen clinical syndrome that is most often associated with beta-haemolytic streptococci and Staphylococcus aureus...
  72. Akst L, Albani B, Strome M. Subacute infratemporal fossa cellulitis with subsequent abscess formation in an immunocompromised patient. Am J Otolaryngol. 2005;26:35-8 pubmed
    To present a case of subacute infratemporal fossa cellulitis with subsequent abscess formation to show important anatomic relationships as they effect presentation and treatment of infections in this area.