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im·pe·ti·go

 (ĭm′pĭ-tī′gō)
n.
A contagious skin infection, usually of children, that is caused by staphylococcal or streptococcal bacteria and is marked by superficial pustules and thick yellow crusts, commonly on the face.

[Middle English, from Latin impetīgō, from impetere, to attack; see impetus.]

im′pe·tig′e·nous (-tĭj′ə-nəs) adj.
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impetigo

(ˌɪmpɪˈtaɪɡəʊ)
n
(Pathology) a contagious bacterial skin disease characterized by the formation of pustules that develop into yellowish crusty sores
[C16: from Latin: scabby eruption, from impetere to assail; see impetus; for form, compare vertigo]
impetiginous adj
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im•pe•ti•go

(ˌɪm pɪˈtaɪ goʊ)

n.
a contagious skin infection, usu. streptococcal, characterized by pustules that erupt and form crusts.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin impetīgō=impet(ere) to make for, attack (see impetus) + -īgō, as in vertīgō vertigo]
im`pe•tig′i•nous (-ˈtɪdʒ ə nəs) adj.
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im·pe·ti·go

(ĭm′pĭ-tī′gō)
A contagious disease often affecting children, characterized by the formation of pimples and thick yellow crusts on the skin.
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impetigo

A skin infection characterized by raised, blister-like lesions, especially around the nose and mouth. These lesions rupture and form a yellowish crust.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.impetigo - a very contagious infection of the skinimpetigo - a very contagious infection of the skin; common in children; localized redness develops into small blisters that gradually crust and erode
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
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Translations

impetigo

[ˌɪmpɪˈtaɪgəʊ] Nimpétigo m
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impetigo

n (Med) → Eiterflechte f, → Impetigo f
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impetigo

[ˌɪmpɪˈtaɪgəʊ] n (Med) → impetigine f
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im·pe·ti·go

n. impétigo, infección bacteriana de la piel que se caracteriza por pústulas dolorosas de tamaño diferente que al desecarse forman costras amarillentas;
___ contagiosa___ contagioso;
___ neonatorum___ del neonato;
___ vulgaris___ vulgar.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

impetigo

n impétigo
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References in periodicals archive ?
Impetigo herpetiformis (IH) is a rare dermatosis of pregnancy that can be life threatening.
True dermatoses of pregnancy include pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP), prurigo of pregnancy, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, pemphigus gestationis, impetigo herpetiformis and pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy.
The commonest pregnancy specific dermatoses was polymorphic eruption of pregnancy accounting for 12 (22.64%) cases, prurigo of pregnancy accounting for 5 (9.43%) cases, pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy accounting for 3 (5.66%) cases followed by single case (0.01%) each of impetigo herpetiformis, pruritus gravidarum and pemphigoid gestationis.
Impetigo herpetiformis in a primagravida: successful treatment with etretinate.
* Impetigo herpetiformis. Another disorder previously thought to be a dermatosis of pregnancy is impetigo herpetiformis, now generally regarded as a variant of pustular psoriasis, Dr.
Among these 47 patients, polymorphic eruption (PEP) was the most common (38.29%) of the pregnancy-related dermatosis followed by intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (25.53%), pemphigoid gestationis (19.14%), prurigo of pregnancy (8.51%), pruritic folliculitis (4.25%) and impetigo herpetiformis (4.25%).
(24) These include polymorphic eruption of pregnancy (PEP), pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP), erythema multiforme, prurigo annularis, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, and impetigo herpetiformis. Impetigo herpetiformis is not related to bacterial or viral causes, but is rather a manifestation of pustular psoriasis during pregnancy.