a bacterial skin infection characterized by microscopic, pus-filled blisters.
Ecthyma is a variation of impetigo, presenting at a deeper level of tissue.
Impetigo as related to Ecthyma
- Impetigo and Ecthyma - The Merck Manuals
No predisposing lesion is identified in most patients, but impetigo may follow any type of break in the skin. General risk factors seem to be a moist environment ...
- Impetigo and Ecthyma - Skin Disorders - Merck Manuals ...
Impetigo and ecthyma are itchy and slightly painful. The itching often leads to extensive scratching, particularly in children, which serves to spread the infection.
- Impetigo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Impetigo — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of this highly contagious skin condition.
- Impetigo | DermNet New Zealand
Impetigo (school sores, skin infection). Authoritative facts about the skin from DermNet New Zealand.
- Ecthyma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ecthyma is a variation of impetigo, presenting at a deeper level of tissue. It is usually associated with Group A (beta-hemolytic) Streptococcus (abbreviated GAS).
- Impetigo - UpToDate
Impetigo is a contagious superficial bacterial infection observed most frequently in children. It may be classified as primary impetigo (direct bacterial invasion of ...
- MedlinePlus - Impetigo
Impetigo, Cellulitis, & Ecthyma Skin Infections Patient Information Sheet. These are itchy and or painful bacterial infections of the skin. They are contagious.