Erysipelas and Cellulitis are infections of the subcutaneous cellular tissue characterized by a diffuse acute inflammation of the dermis and the subcutaneous tissue, with edema, frequently associated with general signs.

Erysipelas Erysipelas is an infection of the uppermost subcutaneous tissue/superficial cellulitis, spreading along lymph vessels, being caused by group A beta-hemolytic streptococci and more rarely by Staphylococcus Aureus.

Cellulitis is an infection that reaches the deeper layers of the subcutaneous cellular tissue, caused by Staphylococcus Aureus, group A streptococci, pneumococci, gram-negative bacilli, cryptococci.

Erysipelas and Cellulitis may appear at any age, and the gender distribution is equal.

The dermatological conditions most frequently treated in the Laurus Medical network are: