Which comorbid conditions increase the risk of cellulitis?

Updated: Jun 14, 2019
  • Author: Thomas E Herchline, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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The past medical history should focus on the presence of comorbid conditions that may increase the risk for cellulitis, with the most common ones being diabetes mellitus, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), chronic kidney disease, and chronic liver disease.


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