PPID 2022, 2(1), 5; doi: 10.55636/ppid2010005
1 Metro Infectious Disease Consultants, Burr Ridge, IL 60527, USA
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Received: 11 Dec 2021 / Revised: 13 Jun 2022 / Accepted: 15 Apr 2022 / Published: 30 Jun 2022
As Infectious Disease (ID) specialists, we are frequently confronted by a clinical scenario with a broad differential diagnosis. Bacterial cellulitis usually responds rapidly to appropriate antibiotic therapy, but when it does not, alternative diagnoses must be rapidly accessed and prioritized. To accomplish this, the ID specialist needs a functional understanding of cellulitis mimics. Utilizing the intensity of illness, appearance of the eruption, and the anatomical pattern of spread, the clinician can rapidly assess, identify, and treat the appropriate malady.
Keywords: cellulitis; eruptions; dermatitis
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