Skin and soft tissue infections in the transplant population.

  title={Skin and soft tissue infections in the transplant population.},
  author={Camille Nelson Kotton},
  journal={Current infectious disease reports},
  volume={10 5},
Solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients are more likely to develop skin and soft tissue infections, which may be caused by common or atypical pathogens. Skin and soft tissue anatomic abnormalities may act as portals of entry for infection, and may result from surgery, venous access, immunosuppressive medications, and other etiologies. Systemic infection may sometimes be recognized by investigation of skin manifestations. Many noninfectious processes of the skin and soft… CONTINUE READING