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Image Number 1125 (Bullous impetigo)


Diagnosis: Bullous impetigo

Site: Hand,dorsum

Sex: F

Age: 3


Description: Small blisters on an erythematous bases and erosions.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


This toddler presented with 5 days history of multiple small bullae superimposed on erythematous bases on the dorsal surface of the hand and nearby forearm. Some lesions have been eroded; however, trails of blisters at the periphery of the lesions were seen on close examination. The child was a febrile and had no systemic symptoms. Family history of similar lesions on the face and hands was positive in two of her brothers.

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