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Write-up: patient came into clinic on 5/24/07 to have reaction evaluated.cellulitis of left arm was diaagnosed, erythema,warmth, diffuse induration, no fever, about 15-20 cm. patient hospitalized 5/24-27/07 given iv ancef and vancomycin, blood cultures and nasal swab cultures done both negative, cbc and differential-wnl, patient discharged home on bactrim and keflex 06/12/07-records received for DOS 5/24-5/27/07-DC DX:Left upper arm cellulitis, resolving. Obesity, rule out metabolic syndrome. HX of present illness:erythema, warmth and induration diffusely over lateral left upper arm. Temperature on admission 37.3 and remained afebrile for duration of hospital stay. WBC 6.6 with normal differential. Question of metabolic syndrome versus prediabetes. Given this cellulitis reaction and the patient''s obesity there was a question of an immunocompromised host.
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