Cellulitis is an inflammatory or infectious disease of connective tissue, involving both dermal and subcutaneous layers of the skin.
In dogs, cellulitis is associated with:
- Bacterial infections
- Trauma and secondary infections - e.g. bite wounds
- Wentzell ML (2011) Hypertrophic osteodystrophy preceding canine juvenile cellulitis in an Australian shepherd puppy. Can Vet J 52(4):431-434