Lymphangitis

Background

  • Inflammation of deep dermal/subdermal lymphatic channels
  • Usually due to inoculation of skin flora through wound or cellulitis
  • Non-infectious lymphangitis much less common, typically due to malignancy

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

Skin and Soft Tissue Infection

Look-A-Likes

Evaluation

  • Clinical diagnosis

Management

Disposition

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