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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Impetigo Contagiosa

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An infectious inflammatory process that consists of pustules that resolve with crusts in at least one locus and often several loci, usually on a face, and caused by streptococci or staphylococci.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Impetigo Contagiosa

An infectious inflammatory process that consists of pustules that resolve with crusts in at least one locus and often several loci, usually on a face, and caused by streptococci or staphylococci.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo

An infectious inflammatory process that consists of pustules that resolve with crusts in at least one locus and often several loci, usually on a face, and caused by streptococci or staphylococci.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo: Key Points

…t in children between the ages of 5 and 15 years (Koning et al., McCormick et al.). The two major forms of impetigo, bullous impetigo and impetigo contagiosum, can masquerade as noninfectious diseases, as both may lack characteristic signs of acute…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo: Initial evaluation

Initial evaluation Impetigo contagiosum Bullous lesions of impetigo Differential diagnosis Herpes simplex: May result in painful or burning, crusted grouped vesicles near the mouth or nares, often recurrent in the same location. Grouped…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo: References

…ole C, Gazewood J (2007). Diagnosis and treatment of impetigo. Am Fam Physician, 75(6): 859-864. Geria A, Schwartz R (2010). Impetigo update: new challenges in the era of methicillin resistance. Cutis, 85(2): 65-70. Koning S et al (2003). Cochrane…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Simplex: Initial Evaluation

…on) clinically. Bacterial and viral cultures may be required to determine which infection is present. Differential diagnosis Impetigo contagiosum commonly involves the perioral and perinasal areas of the face and are typified by honey-colored…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Impetigo contagiosa

…consists of arcs and circles formed by fusion of lesions that have expanded centrifugally. Bullous impetigo is a variant of impetigo contagiosa. Differential diagnosis clinical Varicella is vesicular, rather than pustular or bullous, and favors the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Impetigo contagiosa

An infectious inflammatory process that consists of pustules that resolve with crusts in at least one locus and often several loci, usually on a face, and caused by streptococci or staphylococci.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo: Treatment

…soft tissue infections, it is prudent to always obtain a culture and determine antibiotic susceptibilities in every case of impetigo. Pitfalls Reinfections, transmission within families, and persistent nasal carriage are common. Nasal carriage…

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