Risk factors of lower limb cellulitis in a level-two healthcare facility in Cameroon: a case-control study.
- Tsi Njim,
- Leopold Ndemnge Aminde,
- Valirie Ndip Agbor,
- Louise Daniele Toukam,
- Sara Saheb Kashaf,
- Eric O Ohuma
BMC Infect Dis 2017 Jun 12;17(1):418. Epub 2017 Jun 12.
Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine, Old Road Campus, University of Oxford, Oxford, OX3 7BN, UK.
Background: Cellulitis is a common infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues. It is associated with significant morbidity from necrosectomies and amputations especially in sub-Saharan Africa. We aimed at identifying the risk factors and burden of lower limb cellulitis to inform preventive strategies in Cameroon. Read More