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Infection

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Bockhart’s impetigo refers to- (AIIMS Nov 2012)



A Staphylococcal infection of follicular ostium

B A chronic scarring form of sycosis barbae

C Perforating folliculitis of nose

D Pseudomonas aeruginosa folliculitis

Ans. A
Staphylococcal infection of follicular ostium

1). Staphylococcus aureus superfi cial folliculitis (follicular impetigo of Bockhart) is an infection of the follicular ostium with S. aureus.

2). Use of topical steroids, especially of the stronger grades, is a predisposing factor

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