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All are true about Bullous impetigo except? (AIPG 2010)



A Seen in newborn

B Caused by staph. Aureus

C Subside in 2-3 days

D Yellow brown honey colored crust seen when vesicle rupture

Ans. D
Yellow brown honey colored crust seen when vesicle rupture

IMPETIGO

Non. bullous

Bullous

1). Seen in pre-school/young children

1). Seen in newborn

2). Caused by staph. or strepto pyogens (mainly)

2). Caused by staph. aureus (Gp II phase type 71).

3). Yellow brown honey colored crust seen when vesicle rupture.

3). Vesicle do not rupture

4). 2-3 cm diam lesion subside in 2-3 days.

Extra Edge: Impetigo

àMc site face (in children)

àEcthyma is a variant of impetigo at lower limbs and causes punched out ulcerative lesions.

àTit of both impetigo / Ecthyma: Debridement.

àRemember Streptococci causes CIE i.e. Cellulitis, Impetigo, Erysipelas

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