Impetigo
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Impetigo - Introduction
Definition of Impetigo: It is a bacterial skin infection which is highly contagious. (1) It appears as honey crusted sores. (2)

Age groups affected: It almost exclusively affects pre-school children from 2-5 years. (2) It spreads by direct contact with someone who has the infection. Bullous type occurs mostly in neonates. (1)

Types of Impetigo:
- Bullous Impetigo
- Non- bullous(Impetigo Contagiosa) - Predominant type.


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