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5,237 Possible Causes for Cellulitis, Predisposition to UV Induced Malignancies, Varicella

  • Scarlet Fever

    The present case suggests that scarlet fever may rarely develop following varicella and should be considered in children with complicated varicella.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report three cases of septic scarlet fever due to Streptococcus pyogenes Group A (serotype M1/T1/OF-) cellulitis in healthy young adults.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical picture mimicked that of drug eruption after treatment of cellulitis with antibiotics.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Otitis Externa

    Ramsay Hunt syndrome is a rare complication of herpes zoster in which reactivation of latent varicella zoster virus infection occurs in the geniculate ganglion, causing otalgia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Retro-auricular cellulitis associated with otitis externa is now the great mimicker of mastoiditis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bacteria: Staphylococcus aureus Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Fungi: Candida Aspergillus niger Viruses : these are rare but might include Chicken pox- Varicella zoster virus Cold[dontforgetthebubbles.com]

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  • Tinea Pedis

    Conclusions These cases demonstrate that inflammatory tinnea pedis/manuum can masquerade as cellulitis in children.[jamanetwork.com] Tinea pedis may be associated with recurrent cellulitis, as the fungal pathogens provide a portal for bacterial invasion of subcutaneous tissues.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was diagnosed as having refractory bacterial cellulitis and scheduled for hospital admission for intravenous antibiotics.[jamanetwork.com]

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  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    Abstract Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a rare complication of varicella zoster (chicken pox) infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a case of GBS necrotizing cellulitis and summarize the literature regarding the presentation and management of infantile head and neck GBS cellulitis and necrotizing[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In a series of 39 pediatric cases, the most common initiating factor in 13 of them was varicella. [30][emedicine.com]

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  • Skin Infection

    Congenital varicella is a rare syndrome arising when a pregnant woman develops varicella before the 24th week of pregnancy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cellulitis is a diffuse inflammation of connective tissue with severe inflammation of dermal and subcutaneous layers of the skin.[en.wikipedia.org] Abstract Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) is a medically important human alphaherpesvirus that causes varicella and zoster.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Impetigo

    Staphylococcus aureus can secondarily infect the lesions of varicella, causing a bullous presentation to varicella.[visualdx.com] Streptococcal cellulitis Streptococcal cellulitis, an acute spreading inflammation of the skin and subcutaneous tissues, usually results from infection of burns, wounds, or[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Insect bites, varicella, herpes simplex virus, and other conditions that involve breaks in the skin predispose patients to the formation of common impetigo.[web.archive.org]

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  • Streptococcal Infection

    This child developed fever and soft-tissue swelling on the fifth day of a varicella-zoster infection. Leading edge aspirate of cellulitis grew S pyogenes.[emedicine.medscape.com] 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] For more information, see HealthLinkBC File #44b Chickenpox (Varicella) Vaccine.[healthlinkbc.ca]

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  • Conjunctivitis

    Other viruses, such as herpes simplex virus (also responsible for cold sores) and varicella zoster virus (also responsible for chicken pox), can also cause conjunctivitis.[theconversation.com] […] the eyelids or eyelashes itchiness If the tissue around the eye (skin and eyelids) becomes swollen, red and sore, the infection may be in the skin and underlying tissues (cellulitis[kidshealth.org.nz] PCR and other rapid, office-based immunodiagnostic tests can be useful especially when the inflammation is severe and other diagnoses (eg, orbital cellulitis ) must be ruled[msdmanuals.com]

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  • Cellulitis

    She presented with varicella lesions, fever and a painful firm tumefaction on the right lower leg (RLL).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Secondary Cellulitis This form of cellulitis occurs due to infection in a patient already suffering from a temporary ailment.[symptoma.com] Varicella Cellulitis can complicate varicella and may be identified by larger margins of erythema surrounding the vesicles.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Bullous Impetigo

    Staphylococcus aureus can secondarily infect the lesions of varicella, causing a bullous presentation to varicella.[visualdx.com] The presence of abcesses and cellulitis increase the suspicion of MRSA.[symptoma.com] ( Cutis 2008;81:115 ) Usually indicates penicillin resistance Risk factors include skin abrasions, trauma, burns, poor hygiene, insect bites, diabetes mellitus, primary varicella[pathologyoutlines.com]

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