What Is Cellulitis? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment


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Cellulitis is caused by which type of infection?

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1. The bacteria most often responsible for cellulitis is _____.

2. Which of the following is a risk factor of developing cellulitis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Don't confuse cellulitis and cellulite! Use these assessment tools to learn the difference, including definition, causes, and symptoms.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following aspects of cellulitis:

  • Causes
  • Related infections
  • Risk factors
  • Symtoms
  • Treatment

Skills Practiced

By using these assessment materials, you will be able to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you are able to draw the most important information from the related microbiology lesson
  • Information recall - access knowledge you have gained about the most common symptoms
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a treatment-related quiz question

Additional Learning

To learn more about the following topics, review the lesson titled What is Cellulitis? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment:

  • Areas affected
  • If cellulitis is a transferable infection
  • What can happen if left untreated