What is cellulitis?
Cellulitis is a bacterial infection that typically affects the skin and the tissues beneath the skin. Cellulitis can occur anywhere on the body. Periorbital cellulitis (infection of the eyelids or other soft tissue around the eyes) is a particularly serious form of cellulitis.
Cellulitis is most frequently caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus (including methicillin-resista