Impetigo And Ecthyma

The impetigo is a superficial skin infection with scaling and blistering by streptococci, staphylococci, or both pathogens. The Ecthyma is the ulcerative form of impetigo. In most patients, no predisposing lesion is identified, but impetigo may follow any type of skin breakdown. General risk factors seem to have a moist environment to be poor hygiene or chronic nasopharyngeal carriage of staphylococci or streptococci. The impetigo can occur with or without…

September 3, 2018
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