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Cellulitis vs. Phlebitis

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Main Difference

The main difference between Cellulitis and Phlebitis is that the Cellulitis is a Human disease and Phlebitis is a vein disease that is characterized by inflammation of a vein.

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  • Cellulitis (noun)

    An inflammation of subcutaneous or connective tissue caused by a bacterial infection

  • Phlebitis (noun)

    Inflammation of a vein, usually in the legs.

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  • Cellulitis (noun)

    inflammation of subcutaneous connective tissue.

  • Phlebitis (noun)

    inflammation of the walls of a vein.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Cellulitis (noun)

    An inflammantion of the cellular or areolar tissue, esp. of that lying immediately beneath the skin.

  • Phlebitis (noun)

    Inflammation of a vein.

Webster Dictionary
  • Cellulitis (noun)

    an inflammation of body tissue (especially that below the skin) characterized by fever and swelling and redness and pain

  • Phlebitis (noun)

    inflammation of a vein (usually in the legs)

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