Medical Dictionary: Impetigo vulgaris


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Impetigo vulgaris: Another name for Impetigo.
Impetigo vulgaris (condition): Contagious skin rash from bacteria

Impetigo vulgaris: Impetigo is a superficial skin infection most common among children age 2-6 years. Skin infections are usually caused by different streptococci strains than those that cause strep throat.1

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1. excerpt from Group A Streptococcal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID

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