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ID DOID:3488
Name cellulitis
Definition A skin disease where there is a diffuse infection of connective tissue with severe inflammation of dermal and subcutaneous layers of the skin. Cellulitis can be caused by normal skin flora or by exogenous bacteria, and often occurs where the skin has previously been broken: cracks in the skin, cuts, blisters, burns, insect bites, surgical wounds, or sites of intravenous catheter insertion.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cellulitis
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ICD10CM:L03.90

MESH:D002481

NCI:C26715

NCI:C34454

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:62837005

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:74276003

UMLS_CUI:C0007642

UMLS_CUI:C0007646

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DOID:2472

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is_a skin disease

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