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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
Lessing JN, McGee S. Therapy for Cellulitis. JAMA. 2016;316(19):2046–2047. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.15607
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