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Images 10.49.1A: Pustular dermatitis, surface epidermal, subcorneal + 10.49.1B: Neutrophils throughout the papillary dermis and the epidermal spinous layer in association with incipient acantholytic cells = Impetigo contagiosa Only the presence of bacteria in the cytoplasm of some neutrophils enables a diagnosis of impetigo to be made with surety. Otherwise, the findings histopathologic are indistinguishable […]