Category Archives: Skin and Soft Tissues – Inflammation and Infection

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: Classification and Severity

Skin and soft tissue infections can be classified into purulent and nonpurulent ones. Non-purulent ones are those without associated pus.  Purulent ones are those associated with pus. Picture of non-purulent skin and soft tissue infections: Cellulitis  Picture of purulent skin … Continue reading

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Severe Leg Cellulitis

40-year-old male with severe leg cellulitis after scratching a skin lesion on his leg.  Given moxifloxacin 400mg once a day.  Continuously subsiding. Cellulitis may be mild, moderate or severe depending on the situation – early or late diagnosis, slow or … Continue reading

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Infected Epidermal Cyst at the Back

Infected epidermal cyst at the back Epidermal cyst is the most common cutaneous cyst.   It can occur practically anywhere in the body. The term epidermal cyst refers specifically to an epidermoid cyst that is the result of the implantation … Continue reading

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Inflammations and Infections of the Skin and Adjacent Tissues Other than Bone

Inflammations and Infections of the Skin and Adjacent Tissues Other than Bone A Practical Approach to Management Reynaldo O. Joson, MD, MHA, MHPEd, MSc Surg June 2, 2012 These thoughts, perceptions, opinions, and recommendations (TPORs) of mine do not deal … Continue reading

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