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Table 2 Other Risk factors associated with the development of cellulitis

From: Management of cellulitis and the role of the nurse: a 5-year retrospective multicentre study in Fako, Cameroon

Predisposing factors Responses N Percentage (%)
Trauma 101 60.5
HIV 31 18.6
Alcohol 14 8.4
Tobacco 8 4.8
Carbuncle 4 2.4
Obesity 3 1.8
Existing ulcer 2 1.2
Athlete foot 1 0.6
Dental origin 1 0.6
Steroid induced cushing syndrome 1 0.6
Malnutrition 1 0.6
Total 167 100.1
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