GIM Question 30

A patient on your ward develops a red, hot, painful, well-defined rash on his right lower leg. You notice he has a temperature of 390C.

  1. What is your differential diagnosis?
  2. You suspect he has cellulitis. What are the common pathogens underlying this condition?
  3. What is your initial treatment?

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