Furuncle (Boil) . Infection of many hair follicle by S.aureus . It can be single or multiple. . It may extend to cause cellulitis. Curbuncle . Infection of skin with hair follicle by S.aureus . It may extend to cause cellulitis.
Deeper skin infection
. Vesicular skin lesion with honey-colored crusts which is caused by
S.aureus and S. pyogenes. . It is common in young children and spread by contact.
Erysipelas . Rapidly spreading cellulitis on the face and limbs. . It is caused by S. pyogenes. Cellulitis . Acute inflammation of subcutaneous tissue. . Furuncle and curbuncle may complicate to cause cellulitis. . It is caused by S. aureus, S. pyogenes, Gram-negative rods, and anaerobes. Skin ulcers .A break in the continuity of skin is named as skin ulcer. . It is caused by S. aureus, S.pyogenes, B.anthracis, M.ulcerans and C. diphtheriae.