D. Picard, A. Klein, S. Grigioni and P. Joly Risk factors for abscess formation in patients with superficial cellulitis (erysipelas) of the leg British Journal of Dermatology 168
What’s already known about this topic?
Complications of leg cellulitis lengthen the stay in hospital.
Advanced age, diabetes mellitus and elevated leucocytosis at baseline are risk factors for general complications in patients with cellulitis of the leg.
Abscess is a common local complication of leg cellulitis.
Little is known about risk factors for abscess formation in leg cellulitis.
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