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Descriptor English:   Cellulitis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Celulitis (Flemón) 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Celulite (Flegmão) 
Synonyms English:   Phlegmon  
Tree Number:   C01.800.130
Definition English:   An acute, diffuse, and suppurative inflammation of loose connective tissue, particularly the deep subcutaneous tissues, and sometimes muscle, which is most commonly seen as a result of infection of a wound, ulcer, or other skin lesions. 
Indexing Annotation English:   in French literature "cellulite" can be CELLULITE or CELLULITIS
See Related English:   Cellulite
History Note English:   PHLEGMON was heading 1963-78 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   2515 
Unique Identifier:   D002481 

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