El impétigo es una infección en la piel que en general es provocada por una de dos Los tres tipos de impétigo son el impétigo no ampolloso (con costras). English Translation, Synonyms, Definitions and Usage Examples of Spanish Word ‘impétigo vulgar’. ABSTRACT. Impetigo is a common cutaneous infection that is especially prevalent in children. Historically, impetigo is caused by either group A β- hemolytic.

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Alternatively, amoxicillin combined with clavulanate potassiumcephalosporins first-generation and many others may also be used as an antibiotic treatment. Touching or scratching the sores may easily spread the infection to other parts of the body. Antibiotics mupirocinfusidic acidcephalexin [3] [5]. This most common form of impetigo, also called nonbullous impetigo, most often begins as a red sore near the nose or mouth which soon breaks, leaking pus or fluid, and forms a honey-colored scab[8] followed by a red mark which heals without leaving a scar.

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Pathology Outlines – Impetigo

Regional lymphadenopathy is common and fever culgar occur in severe cases. Erythromycin, being less expensive, can become the antibiotic of choice for the most impoverished populations. It is highly effective against Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes and all other species of streptococci except those of group D. Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes which spreads by direct contact [3].


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Less than 3 weeks [3]. A review of its use in the management of impetigo and other uncomplicated superficial kmpetigo infections. Bullous impetigo in diaper area. Yellowish skin crusts, painful [2] [3].

Etiology of impetigo in children. Retrieved 5 December Int J Antimicrob Agents. Clinico-bacteriological study of pyodermas in children. It is considered safe and effective in patients over two-months old.

After they break, they form yellow scabs. Thus, benzathine penicillin or those sensitive to penicillinases are not indicated in the treatment of impetigo. British Journal of General Practice. Cellulitispoststreptococcal glomerulonephritis [3]. Crusted impetigo located on the arm. Scratching can spread the sores; keeping nails short will reduce the chances of spreading. Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and impetigo.

Although we have not found any Brazilian studies conducted in recent decades regarding the epidemiology of impetigo, these data are corroborated in studies conducted in different countries, such as United States, Israel, Thailand, Guyana, India, Chile, and Japan.


In the United States there is already a formulation of mupirocin ointment without polyethylene glycol. More severe cases require oral antibiotics, such as dicloxacillinflucloxacillinor erythromycin. How to cite this article: MRSA resistance to mupirocin has already been described.

Day carecrowding, poor nutritiondiabetes mellituscontact sportsbreaks in the skin [3] [4]. Staphylococcal strains that are resistant to erythromycin will also be resistant to clarithromycin, roxithromycin and azithromycin. Click here for information on linking to our website or using our content impetgo images.

Recent genetic studies have shown a large quantity of Pseudomonas spp. Mupirocin acts by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis, by binding with isoleucyl-tRNA synthetase enzyme, thus preventing the incorporation of isoleucine into protein chains.

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Images hosted on other servers: J Am Acad Dermatol. It is typically due to either Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes. Bacterium-related cutaneous conditions Pediatrics.

These are germs with invasive potential, which can reach several tissular planes, such as the epidermis impetigodermis ecthyma or deeper subcutaneous tissue cellulite. New author database being installed, click here for details.