impetigo

Contagious skin disease caused by staphylococci or streptococci.

Impetigo

Contagious skin disease usually of the face characterised by pustules and yellow crusts

Impetigo

An infectious disease of the skin caused by staphylococci or streptococci.

Impetigo

A bacterial skin infection where microscopic pus-filled blisters appear. Contact Dr. Miller, a dermatologist, for this type of dermatological treatment.
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impetigo

[n] - a very contagious infection of the skin
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Impetigo

a highly contagious skin infection caused by bacteria, usually occurring around the nose and mouth; commonly occurring in children
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Impetigo

Our Impetigo Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Impetigo Impetigo: A strep skin infection caused by the staphylococcus or, more rarely, streptococcus bacteria. The first sign of impetigo is a patch of red, itchy skin. Pustules develop on this area, soon forming crusty, yellow-brown sores that can spread to ...
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Impetigo

Im`pe·ti'go noun [ Latin , from impetere to attack.] (Medicine) A cutaneous, pustular eruption, not attended with fever; usually, a kind of eczema with pustulation.
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impetigo

<dermatology, microbiology> A contagious pyoderma caused by direct inoculation of group A streptococci or Staphylococcus aureus into superficial cutaneous abrasions or compromised skin. ... It is most commonly seen in children, usually located on the face, especially about the nose and mouth. ... The characteristic features are the presence o...
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impetigo

(im″pә-ti´go) a contagious skin disorder, usually caused by infection of a lesion with Staphylococcus aureus. It usually occurs in children, especially infants because of their low resistance, and is spread by direct contact with the moist discharges of the lesions. Transmission is by direct contact, by fomi...
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Impetigo

• (n.) A cutaneous, pustular eruption, not attended with fever; usually, a kind of eczema with pustulation.
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impetigo

inflammatory skin infection that begins as a superficial blister or pustule that then ruptures and gives rise to a weeping spot on which the fluid ... [2 related articles]
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impetigo

a contagious pyoderma caused by direct inoculation of group A streptococci or Staphylococcus aureus into superficial cutaneous abrasions or compromised skin, most commonly seen in children, usually located on the face, especially about the nose and mouth, and characterized by the presence of discrete fragile vesicles surrounded by an erythematous b...
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impetigo

A skin infection caused by bacteria. Usually the cause is staphylococcal (staph) but sometimes streptococcus (strep) can cause it, too. Impetigo is most common in children between the ages of two and six. It usually starts when bacteria get into a break in the skin, such as a cut, scratch or insect ...
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Impetigo

A bacterial skin infection that is normally caused by Staph or Strep. The infection is characterized by small pus-filled blisters that form yellowish crusts. The condiiton is contagious and is most often seen in children from ages 2-6. The blisters may be itchy and is commonly found around the nose, mouth, hands, and forearms. A child with impe...
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impetigo

impetigo (imputī'gō) , contagious skin infection affecting mainly infants and children. The causative organisms are either hemolytic streptococci or staphylococci. The eruption consists of small red spots or blisters that rupture, discharge, and become encrusted. The infection is eas...
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Impetigo

Impetigo (contagiosa) is an infective inflammation of the skin with vesicles which suppurate, and when they break emit a serous exudate which forms characteristic yellow-coloured crusts.
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impetigo

Type: Term Pronunciation: im′pe-tī′gō Definitions: 1. A contagious superficial pyoderma, caused by Staphylococcus aureus and/or group A streptococci, which begins with a superficial flaccid vesicle that ruptures and forms a yellowish crust; most commonly occurs in children. Synonyms: impetigo contagiosa, impetigo vulgaris ...
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Impetigo

Impetigo is a superficial bacterial skin infection caused by Staphylococci and Streptococci bacteria. The hallmark finding of impetigo is a honey colored crust that covers a well-demarcated red lesion. Impetigo is treated with the topical antibiotic mupirocin (Bactroban). Pronunciation: im-puh-TY-go (noun)
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impetigo

a bacterial skin infection characterized by microscopic, pus filled blisters.
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impetigo

a bacterial skin infection characterized by microscopic pus filled blisters.
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impetigo

a skin infection characterized by pus-filled blisters.
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Impetigo

Impetigo is an infection of the skin classically caused by staph aureus. The primary lesion is a thin walled vesicle that breaks easily. There is lateral extension of the superficial lesion with, typically, a honey colored crust at the edge. Satellite lesions can appear, and spread to remote areas of the skin is common. Although initially caused by...
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Impetigo

Infectious eruptions of flaccid pustules, which rupture to form a thick honey-colored to brown crust.
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Impetigo

Impetigo oʊ is a highly contagious bacterial skin infection most common among pre-school children. People who play close contact sports such as rugby, American football and wrestling are also susceptible, regardless of age. Antibiotic creams or pills are often used as a remedy. Globally impetigo affected approximately 140 million people (2% of th...
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