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Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome? What are the typical findings for this disease? Diffuse erythema with accentuation in flexures and perioral region Crusting and radial fissuring of perioral, perinasal, and/or periocular regions (but absence of true mucous membrane lesions) Superficial desquamation Skin tenderness…

Impetigo

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has impetigo? What are the typical findings for this disease? Impetigo is a common, superificial, bacterial infection of the skin, which may occur in a bullous or non-bullous form. Nonbullous impetigo (also known as Impetigo contagiosa) presents with the following: Plaques with honey-colored…

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