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Spring 2012, Vol. 20 No. 1

Hong Kong J. Dermatol. Venereol. (2012) 20, 13-19

Review Article

Cellulitis: making the right diagnosis and its management: a Singapore experience


CC Oh 胡俊杰, SM Pang 彭紹明, MP Chlebicki, ZY Ho 何顓伊, T Thirumoorthy

Cellulitis is a common condition that almost all physicians manage at some point in their careers. This condition also contributes to a fair number of referrals to dermatologists in the inpatient and outpatient setting. In this article, we will discuss some differential diagnoses to consider before a label of cellulitis is given. The role of local skin care to promote early recovery as well as the choice of antibiotic are discussed.


Keywords: Antibiotics, cellulitis, diagnosis, local skin care

關鍵詞: 抗生素,蜂窩性組織炎,診斷,局部皮膚護理