Cellulitis and Insect Bites

-Caused by Staph and Strep infections.

-caused by MRSA is more serious.

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CAT BITE 

-infected with Pasteurella multocida.

Watch for bone and joint infection.

HUMAN BITE 

-Irrigate copiously. Treat with Amoxicillin Clavunate.

DOG BITE 

Most common on extremities.

Only 5 percent develop infection.

CAT SCRATCH DISEASE

-Regional lymphadenopathy; Don’t incise; Self-Limiting Disease

LYME DISEASE

Erythema migrans: Rash with classic bull’s eye. Treat with Doxycycline.

Caused by Borrelia burgdorferi

Transmitted by Deer tick.

Cranial neuropathy: 7th nerve. Lymphocytic meningitis.

Cardiac disease: think A-V block.

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