Friday, October 25, 2013
Category: Bacterial Infections, Skin and Soft Tissue Infections, Viral Infections
Dr. Ana Velez speaks about common skin infections that are clinically relevant to the internist and infectious disease physician. She covers the identification of these infections, complications, and medical and surgical management, based on the depth of skin affected. She covers impetigo, erysipelas, cellulitis, fasciitis, and myonecrosis. Some infections mentioned include staphylococcal infections (including MRSA), clostridium, polymicrobial necrotizing fasciitis, Fournier’s gangrene, Pseudomonas folliculitis, and herpes zoster (shingles).
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