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Praxis (Bern 1994). 2012 Mar 14;101(6):399-405. doi: 10.1024/1661-8157/a000867.

[Skin and soft tissue infections].

[Article in German]

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  • 1Medizinische Klinik, Kantonsspital Olten.


Skin- and Soft tissue infections are a frequent problem in hospital as well as in ambulatory care. Diagnostic procedures and treatment principles have to include the most frequent pathogens. While the acute forms of skin and soft tissue infections, with, necrotising fasciitis as important exception, rarely cause diagnostic or therapeutic problem, the treatment of patients with recurrent furunculosis, chronic wounds and diabetic feet is often difficult and frustration for patients and physicians. This article gives an overview of the most important problems and treatment strategies.

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