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Impetigo Skin Rash Picture

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Staph Infection - Cellulitis
Impetigo 1
Impetigo 2
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DermNet Impetigo
CDC Staph


This child presented with these maculopapular lesions that proved to be impetigo, a bacterial skin infection. Impetigo is usually caused by Group A Streptococcus sp. or Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, and is highly contagious, able to be spread about ones own body merely through contact with the skin lesions, and their discharge.

Staphylococcal Skin Infections, Impetigo, Staphylococcal, Impetigo, Streptococcal, Streptococcal Infections

Picture & text from CDC/PHIL. For more information see Impetigo Pictures from CDC

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