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Image Number 2435 (Impetigo contagiosa)

 
Morphology:
Crusts

Diagnosis: Impetigo contagiosa

Site: Perioral

Sex: M

Age: 2

Type:

Description: Crusted patches.

Submitted by: Professor Khalil Al-Hamdi

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

This toddler presented with multiple dirty-yellow crusted patches involved the perioral area especially the chin and the v-region of the chest of 4-5 days duration. The lesions had been cured on oral cephalexin and topical fusidic acid for one week.



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