To the Editor We would like Drs Raff and Kroshinsky1 to comment on 3 additional issues in the management of cellulitis. First, we were surprised by their omission of the beneficial role of adjunctive corticosteroids, which in a randomized double-blind trial of erysipelas (the European synonym for cellulitis) accelerated clinical response, shortened hospital stay, and may have reduced recurrence rates.2,3
Juan N. Lessing, Steven McGee. Therapy for Cellulitis. JAMA. 2016;316(19):2046–2047. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.15607
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