"Impetigo" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A common superficial bacterial infection caused by STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS or group A beta-hemolytic streptococci. Characteristics include pustular lesions that rupture and discharge a thin, amber-colored fluid that dries and forms a crust. This condition is commonly located on the face, especially about the mouth and nose.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Impetigo" by people in Profiles.
Generalized pustular psoriasis of pregnancy (impetigo herpetiformis). Dermatology. 1999; 198(1):61-4.