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Cellulitis (cont.)

Cellulitis Surgery

  • Rarely, a soft-tissue infection may need surgery.
  • An abscess, or collection of pus in the tissue, may need to be opened surgically to allow drainage.
  • Dead tissue may need to be cut away to allow healing.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/21/2013
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