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489 Possible Causes for Cellulitis, Panniculitis

  • Streptococcal Infection

    The results of the rapid antigen detection test for GAS (Strep A) taken at the PHCC were compared with the occurrence of peritonsillar abscess (PTA) and peritonsillar cellulitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Erythema Nodosum : Erythema nodosum is an inflammatory reaction of the subcutaneous adipose tissue (panniculitis) that is sometimes associated with infections, including those[histopathology-india.net] We describe a patient with congenital penoscrotal lymphedema complicated by cellulitis, lymphangitis, and severe sepsis associated with a streptococcal infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Insect Bite

    In immunosupressed patients with cellulitis a cryptococcal infection must be excluded.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, a larger biopsy (6 mm punch biopsy), or even an incisional biopsy, might be necessary in panniculitis or cutaneous lymphoproliferative disorders.[doi.org] The recurrent lesions simulated insect bites and cellulitis, but failed to respond to appropriate treatments.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fusarium Infection

    […] soil and water, which is mainly transmitted to humans through traumatic inoculation and that manifests with keratitis, onychomycosis and less frequently peritonitis and cellulitis[orpha.net] In immunocompromised patients, dermatitis may turn into ecthyma, cellulitis, panniculitis and soft-tissue necrosis.[symptoma.com] Among 16 patients with metastatic skin lesions, a recent history of cellulitis at the site of onychomycosis (11 patients), local trauma (3 patients), or an insect bite (2[indianjnephrol.org]

  • Lipodermatosclerosis

    […] patients with primary lymphedema, ten without and ten with skin changes usually attributed to "chronic cellulitis".[journals.uair.arizona.edu] Lipodermatosclerosis Synonym Chronic panniculitis with lipomembranous changes, [1] hypodermitis sclerodermiformis, sclerosing panniculitis, stasis panniculitis [2] : 489 Specialty[en.wikipedia.org] It can present in two ways: Sclerosing panniculitis - this is the acute form characterised by painful inflammation in the lower legs, above the ankles, resembling cellulitis[pcds.org.uk]

  • Sweet Syndrome

    CONCLUSIONS: The clinicopathologic features in our 3 cases best correspond to a widespread giant cellulitis-like form of Sweet syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] subcutaneous Sweet syndrome after exclusion of infectious panniculitis, id reaction, and leukemia cutis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Several differential diagnoses were further discussed; the first was an acute infectious cellulitis.[jamanetwork.com]

  • Cold Panniculitis

    […] results from a cold injury to adipose tissue Peaks during infancy and childhood and in adult women who are obese Presentation Symptoms indurated lesions that resembles buccal cellulitis[medbullets.com] Popsicle panniculitis is a type of cold panniculitis that occurs following sucking on an ice cube or popsicle, with lesions appearing on the cheeks.[symptoma.com] Extensive areas of cellulitis-like involvement are seen, with ulceration common. Vasculitis of the larger, deeper vessels can result in a nodular panniculitis.[skincareguide.ca]

  • Subcutaneous Tissue Disease

    Gangrenous cellulitis is assigned only the code for gangrene—NOT a code for cellulitis.[basicmedicalkey.com] ( L93.2 ) panniculitis NOS ( M79.3 ) panniculitis of neck and back ( M54.0 -) Perlèche NOS ( K13.0 ) Perlèche due to candidiasis ( B37.0 ) Perlèche due to riboflavin deficiency[icd10coded.com] Panniculitis. Part II. Mostly lobular panniculitis. J Am Acad Dermatol 2001 ; 45 : 325 –61.[ard.bmj.com]

  • Erythema Induratum

    Indeed, patients with tuberculosis-associated EI can have an exaggerated response to intradermal purified protein derivative (PPD)-simulating cellulitis because of the extensive[dermapress.wordpress.com] Scleroderma panniculitis , also morphea profunda . [1] Lobular: [1] Infectious panniculitis. Erythema induratum . Lupus panniculitis . Pancreatic panniculitis.[librepathology.org] (diffuse) (phlegmonous) (septic) (suppurative) L03.90 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03.90 Cellulitis, unspecified 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code tuberculous A18.4[icd10data.com]

  • Polyarteritis Nodosa

    Scarring from surgery and obliterative lymphangiitis from bacterial cellulitis are the causes of lymphedema. Lymphedematous skin is predisposed to autoimmune disorders.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] studies have shown no significant gender predominance. cPAN presents with distinct skin findings, such as a maculopapular rash, subcutaneous nodules, livedoid vasculitis, panniculitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Skin tissue samples showed widespread panniculitis and necrotizing medium vessel vasculitis, with fibrinoid necrosis, compatible with polyarteritis nodosa.[ped-rheum.biomedcentral.com]

  • Appendicitis

    […] as an etiology of a rapidly progressive soft tissue infection of the abdominal wall is very rare, it should be considered in the differential diagnosis of abdominal wall cellulitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Poulin F, Rico P, Cote J, et al ; Interferon beta-induced panniculitis mimicking acute appendicitis. Arch Dermatol. 2009 Aug145(8):916-7.[patient.info] […] antibiotics are used on an outpatient basis for mild infections, whereas intravenous (IV) antibiotics and hospitalization are reserved for patients who have evidence of cellulitis[emedicine.com]

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