Impetigo

Sites

  • Often face
  • In particular kids

Etiology

  • Grp A Strep, Staph
  • Blisters (bullous impetigo) can form related to local toxin production

Symptoms

  • Acute
  • Not ill
  • Crusted groups of lesions
  • Often w/serous dc
  • Can sometimes have local blisters (bullous impetigo)

Physical Exam Findings

  • Honey crusted lesions, often around face, w/discharge
  • Blisters can sometimes form locally

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