Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Cellulitis?

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD


November 30, 2015

Generally, no workup is required in uncomplicated cases of cellulitis that meet the following criteria:

  • Limited area of involvement;

  • Minimal pain;

  • No systemic signs of illness (eg, fever, chills, dehydration, altered mental status, tachypnea, tachycardia, hypotension); and

  • No risk factors for serious illness (eg, extremes of age, general debility, immunocompromised status).

For more on the workup of cellulitis, read here.


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