Incidence of deep vein thrombosis in erysipelas or cellulitis of the lower extremities.

@article{Mortazavi2013IncidenceOD,
  title={Incidence of deep vein thrombosis in erysipelas or cellulitis of the lower extremities.},
  author={Mohammadreza Mortazavi and Mitra Meshki Samiee and Frederick A Spencer},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={279-85; quiz 284-5}
}
The incidence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in patients with erysipelas and cellulitis of the lower extremities is unknown. As such, the indication and efficacy of prophylactic anticoagulation for prevention of DVT in these patients is unclear. The main goal of this review is to provide an estimate of the incidence of DVT in erysipelas and cellulitis based… CONTINUE READING