cellulitis_erysipelas
CELLULITIS/ERYSIPELAS
Cellulitis is a spreading bacterial skin infection that infects deeply involving the subcutaneous tissues.
It typically occurs in areas where the skin integrity has been compromised.
It may also result from blood-borne spread of infection to the skin and subcutaneous tissues.
It is commonly caused by beta-hemolytic streptococci and Staphylococcus aureus.
Erysipelas is a type of cellulitis with margins that are sharply demarcated, involves the epidermis and superficial lymphatics.
Onset of symptoms is acute whereas cellulitis has an indolent course.
It is more commonly caused by beta-hemolytic streptococci.
Drug Information

Indication: Short-term treatment of upper & lower resp tract, skin & soft tissue, GUT infections. Tab & inj Sh...

Indication: Acute maxillary sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (ABECB), community-acquired pneu...

Indication: Infections of nose-pharynx tract (tonsillitis, pharyngitis) & of paranasal sinuses; lower resp tract: bron...

Indication: Lower resp tract, complicated & uncomplicated UTI, intra-abdominal, skin & skin structure infections; ...

Indication: Resp tract, ENT, UTI, soft tissue, bone & joint infections, obstetric & gynaecological infections, pel...

Indication: Complicated skin & soft tissue infections, community-acquired pneumonia.

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections, GUT, skin & soft tissue infections, gonorrhoea, acute uncomplicat...

Indication: Nosocomial & community-acquired pneumonia including concurrent bacteremia, complicated & uncomplicated...

Indication: Complicated skin & skin structure infections. Staph aureus bloodstream infections (bacteremia) including t...

Indication: Resp, UT, skin, otitis media & other infections due to sensitive organisms.

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