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Misdiagnosis of Cellulitis

Cellulitis: Misdiagnosis

A diagnosis of cellulitis may be delayed because some symptoms may initially be nonspecific or mild. These include swelling, redness, and tenderness to the area where the cellulitis is forming. Other symptoms, such as headache or fever may be initially be assumed to be related to various infectious diseases or inflammatory processes, such as influenza.

Cellulitis: Related Misdiagnoses

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not often seen by physicians for this reason. children may receive treatment for fungal skin infections. See misdiagnosis of psoriasis or symptoms of psoriasis.

Cellulitis: Possibly Deadly Misdiagnoses

Some of the causes, which may potentially be dangerous or fatal if left undiagnosed, may include:

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Conditions listing medical symptoms: Cellulitis:

The following list of conditions have 'Cellulitis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Cellulitis:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Cellulitis' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database.


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