Cellulitis

Cellulitis is a topic covered in the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics helps you diagnose and treat hundreds of medical conditions. Consult clinical recommendations from a resource that has been trusted on the wards for 50+ years. Explore these free sample topics:

Washington Manual

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --

General Principles

  • Common organisms include β-hemolytic streptococci and S. aureus (MSSA and MRSA).
  • Severe cellulitis is sometimes seen after exposure to fresh (Aeromonas hydrophila) or salt (Vibrio vulnificus) water.

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --