Cellulitis - Definition

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Definition


Cellulitis initially indicates a tissue inflammation, whatever it is, but the term is mainly used for inflammations of the skin tissue. It occurs following an infection and is primarily localized on the face and legs. Cellulitis appears as redness, increased local heat, and pain. It can be treated with antibiotics if necessary. The term cellulite is often used to refer to steatomery: also called orange peel syndrome, it is a fatty deposit normally in the buttocks, hips, or thighs. Sometimes considered unsightly, it can be improved by draining massages and liposuction which sucks out the fat is also an option.

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Published by Jeff. Latest update on November 5, 2013 at 09:31 AM by Jeff.
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