December 1972

Hemophilus influenzae Cellulitis of the Lower Extremity

Author Affiliations

Burlington, Vt
From the departments of pediatrics (Dr. Minnefor and Murray) and orthopedic surgery (Dr. Davis), University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington.

Am J Dis Child. 1972;124(6):920-921. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1972.02110180122019

Two children had Hemophilus influenzae cellulitis of the lower extremity. Their illnesses differed notably from that previously associated with this entity. The implications regarding the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of this disorder are discussed.