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Image Number 1298 (Impetigo contagiosa)


Diagnosis: Impetigo contagiosa

Site: Nose

Sex: F

Age: 2


Description: Periorificial crusted lesion.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A toddler presented with two weepy, exudative and crusted irregular patches affecting the nose and ear (periorificial distribution) of 6 days duration. The lesion on the nose had an ecthymatous appearance with well defined border. Both lesions have been cured with a 10-day course of an oral cloxacillin suspension and a local antiseptic.

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