anaerobic cellulitis


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an·aer·o·bic cel·lu·li·tis

infection of subcutaneous soft tissues with any of a variety of anaerobic bacteria, usually a mixed culture including Bacteroides species, anaerobic cocci, and clostridia.

an·aer·o·bic cel·lu·li·tis

(ană-rōbik selyū-lītis)
Infection of subcutaneous soft tissues with any of a variety of anaerobic bacteria, usually a mixed culture including Bacteroides species, anaerobic cocci, and clostridia.

an·aer·o·bic cel·lu·li·tis

(ană-rōbik selyū-lītis)
Infection of subcutaneous soft tissues by anaerobic bacteria, usually a mixed culture including Bacteroides species, anaerobic cocci, and clostridia.

cellulitis

a diffuse inflammatory process within solid tissues, characterized by edema, redness, pain and interference with function. It may be caused by infection with streptococci, staphylococci or other organisms.
Cellulitis usually occurs in the loose tissues beneath the skin, but may also occur in tissues beneath mucous membranes or around muscle bundles or surrounding organs.

anaerobic cellulitis
see malignant edema.
canine juvenile cellulitis
see juvenile pyoderma.
epidemic equine cellulitis
see equine viral arteritis, equine influenza.
periapical cellulitis
see apical abscess.
periesophageal cellulitis
caused by perforation of the esophagus and establishment of a mixed infection into the tissues surrounding the esophagus.
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