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What are the differences between erysipelas and cellulitis?
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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology
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In brief: Shallow and deep
Erysipelas is a shallow infection usually only to dermis and cellulitis involving deeper tissue like fat (adipose tissue).

In brief: Shallow and deep
Erysipelas is a shallow infection usually only to dermis and cellulitis involving deeper tissue like fat (adipose tissue).
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology
In brief: Sharp border
Erysipelas has a sharp border. Cellulitis border is ill defined.

In brief: Sharp border
Erysipelas has a sharp border. Cellulitis border is ill defined.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
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