Meaning cellulitis
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A spreading bacterial infection underneath the skin surface characterized by redness, warmth, swelling, and pain. Cellulitis commonly appears in areas where there is a break in the skin.
Source: medicinenet.com

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An acute, spreading infection of the deep tissues of the skin and muscle that causes the skin to become warm and tender and may also cause fever, chills, swollen lymph nodes, and blisters.
Source: cancer.gov

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inflammation of the soft or connective tissue in which a thin, watery exudate spreads through the tissue spaces.
Source: schulich.uwo.ca

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1832, from Latin cellula, diminutive of cella "cell" (see cell) + -itis "inflammation."
Source: etymonline.com

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Inflammation of subcutaneous tissue. Can be caused by trauma or infection.
Source: orthoinfo.aaos.org

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A bacterial infection of the soft tissues that most often occurs after trauma to the skin or prior surgery. Also, a spreading redness and swelling of the skin in response to an insect bite.
Source: orthoinfo.aaos.org

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inflammation of connective tissue (pop)
Source: users.ugent.be

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A skin infection caused by bacteria (usually streptococci); can lead to tissue damage and blood poisoning if untreated; characterised by fever, chills, heat, tenderness, and redness
Source: medindia.net

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(n) an inflammation of body tissue (especially that below the skin) characterized by fever and swelling and redness and pain
Source: beedictionary.com

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Infection of the skin.
Source: familydoctor.org

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Subcutaneous inflammation of connective tissue.
Source: honorhealth.com

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The inflammation of an area of the skin (epithelial layer).
Source: meds.com

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Inflammation of the cellular tissue (the tissue located immediately beneath the skin) (19thC)
Source: hharp.org

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An acute, spreading infection of the deep tissues of the skin and muscle that causes the skin to become warm and tender and may also cause fever, chills, swollen lymph nodes, and blisters.
Source: carcinoid.org

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Cellulitis is a skin infection. It happens when bacteria get into the deepest layer of your skin through a cut or scrape. It can make the skin and surrounding tissues hurt, swell, and turn red. The [..]
Source: kidshealth.org

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Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the skin which is characterised by redness, swelling and increased warmth. It often occurs at sites where the skin has been broken and is most commonly caused by [..]
Source: myvmc.com

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An acute, diffuse, and suppurative Inflammation of loose Connective Tissue, particularly the deep Subcutaneous Tissues, and sometimes Muscle, which is most commonly seen as a result of Infection of a [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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Inflammation of the loose Connective Tissues around the Orbit, bony structure around the eyeball. It is characterized by Pain; Edema of the Conjunctiva; swelling of the EYELIDS; Exophthalmos; limited [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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Inflammation of the parametrium, the Connective Tissue of the Pelvic Floor, extending from the subserous coat of the Uterus laterally between the layers of the Broad Ligament.
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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An acute, diffuse, and suppurative inflammation of loose connective tissue, particularly the deep subcutaneous tissues, and sometimes muscle, which is most commonly seen as a result of infection of a [..]
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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An infection of the skin and tissue beneath the skin. People who have lymphoedema have an increased risk of cellulitis in the arm or chest area.
Source: breastcancercare.org.uk

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An acute, spreading infection of the deep tissues of the skin and muscle that causes the skin to become warm and tender and may also cause fever, chills, swollen lymph nodes, and blisters.
Source: dana-farber.org

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Bacterial skin infection.Resulting in sore, hot, painful area of skin. May lead to Septicaemia a form of blood poisining.
Source: hse.ie

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infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues that tends to spread; characterized by redness, warmth, swelling, tenderness; can be bacterial or viral
Source: vhcprojectimmunereadiness.com

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Cellulitis is a skin infection that is caused by bacteria and a person does not have to have a break in the skin to get it. Cellulitis can occur anywhere in the body usually the legs, face or arms. Ma [..]
Source: colgate.com

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A common deep skin infection caused by bacteria resulting in localized area inflammation.
Source: robertmillermd.com

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An infection of the skin that can occur after lymph glands have been removed.
Source: cancercouncil.com.au

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The inflammation of soft tissue or skin (epithelial layer).
Source: hallmarkhealth.org

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