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Cellulitis is a common infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues. It is associated with significant morbidity from necrosectomies and amputations especially in sub-Saharan Africa. We aimed at identifying the risk factors and burden of lower limb cellulitis to inform preventive strategies in Cameroon.

More information Original publication

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-017-2519-1

Type

Alumni publications

Publisher

BMC

Publication Date

12/06/2017

Volume

17

Keywords

Lower limb cellulitis, Risk factors, Disease burden, Cameroon