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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There are at least two different types of exfoliative toxins, so that exfoliative toxin A relates to bullous impetigo and toxin B with scalded skin syndrome. Impetigo is more likely to infect children ages 2—5, especially those that attend school or day care.

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Infected people should avoid contact with others and eliminate sharing of clothing or linens. Br J Gen Pract. Various streptococci may be commensals on the skin, mucous membranes, and gastrointestinal tract.

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Globally, impetigo affects more than impetig children in low to middle income countries. Clinical and molecular characteristics of invasive and noninvasive skin and soft tissue infections caused by group A streptococcus.

Archived PDF from the original on 8 September It is the result of Streptomyces fradiae fermentation. Alternatives for people who are seriously allergic to penicillin or infections with methicillin-resistant Staphococcus aureus include doxycyclineclindamycingulgar trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole.

Dosage of antistreptolysin O may not be useful for cutaneous infections since its titles do not increase satisfactorily.


Bullous impetigo is most common among children aged two to five years. Bullous impetigomainly seen in children younger vlgar 2 years, involves painless, fluid-filled blistersmostly on the arms, legs, and trunk, surrounded by red and itchy but not sore skin. D ICD – Crusted impetigo—vesicles, honey-colored and hematic crusts.

Immunosuppression and tissue damage are considered important in the pathological process genesis, since the ability to produce coagulase, leukocidin and toxin vulgaf to be the same in the carrier’s normal flora and in bacteria isolated from cutaneous lesions.

Antibiotics mupirocinfusidic acidcephalexin [3] [5]. Several decades of epidemiological studies indicate that there are some strains of group A streptococci that elicit oropharyngeal infections, but rarely cause impetigo.

Bacterial resistance and impetigo treatment trends: It is not active against bacteria of the normal cutaneous vulfar and therefore does not alter the skin’s natural defense. Clinical, bacteriological, toxicological and sensitivity to antibiotics studies.

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Cochrane Database Syst Rev. Mupirocin and fusidic acid are the first choice options.

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British Journal of General Practice. Streptococci isolated from various skin lesions: Bullous impetigo occurs most commonly in intertriginous regions such as the diaper area, axillae and neck, although any cutaneous area can be affected, including palms and soles Figures 1 and 2. A crucial factor to the infection virulence is the ability impeitgo these bacteria to produce circulating toxins that act as superantigens.

Mupirocin pseudomonic acid A is the major metabolite of Pseudomonas fluorescens fermentation. Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: J Med Assoc Thai.

Int J Antimicrob Agents. Retrieved from ” https: Impetigo was originally described and differentiated by William Tilbury Fox. On the other hand their use is not discouraged, because they do not seem to increase bacterial resistance.


Mayo Clinic Health Information. Benign vesicopustular eruptions in the neonate. Other conditions that can result in symptoms similar to the blistering form include other bullous skin diseases, burnsand necrotizing fasciitis.

Children with impetigo can return to school 24 hours after starting antibiotic therapy as long as their draining lesions are covered. Archived from the original on 11 December Other phage types involved are 3A, 3C and There is imptigo enough evidence to recommend alternative medicine such as tea tree oil or honey. Erythromycin, being less expensive, can become the antibiotic of choice for the most impoverished populations.

Skin ulcers vulgra redness and scarring also may result from scratching or abrading the skin. November 15, ; Accepted: It is less effective in traumatic lesions and those with abscess formation usually caused by anaerobic bacteria vulgad MRSA.

Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and impetigo. It is highly effective against Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes and all other species of streptococci except those of group Vulgat.

Archived from the original on 10 May The remainder of the roof can be seen as a collarette at the periphery and the confluence of lesions promotes the appearance of polycyclic figures Figures 2 and 3. Click here for information on linking to our website or using our content or images.