n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Skin and soft-tissue infections : main article
|Article Title||Skin and soft-tissue infections : main article|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Jun 2010|
|Pages||265 - 269|
The skin and its appendages, and the subcutaneous tissue, deep fascia and muscle, can all develop infections under various circumstances. Patients with skin and soft-tissue infections (SSTIs) often initially present to family physicians. The signs and symptoms of SSTIs may overlap, making a comprehensive diagnosis difficult. Early clinical presentation may be deceptively innocent. Furthermore, at presentation it is often difficult to assess the depth, severity and specific structures or tissues involved.
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