Impetigo contagiosa

Impetigo:Due to staphylococcus,H.Influenza &Streptococcal infection usually at face in the form of golden crust,when crusts removed it has slight bleeding points with erythematous base,it is contagious and it occurs in many varieties and may involve any part of the body.Impetigo contagiosa : it’s a highly contagious form of impetigo.It is mainly seen in children living in unhygenic conditions and malnourished.It is caused by staphylococcus which lodged just below stratum corneum  and these are coagulase positive.Depending upon the host parasite reaction the lesion may be mild,moderate or severe.The commonest sites are face,neck and scalp.(usually Exposed parts.) Clinical Features: It will manifest as a erythematous macular lesion with slight burning sensation,itching,changing within 24 hours to vesiculation and pustules which ruptures easily. On rupturing there is slight exudate which sticks over that to form honey coloured crusts.When crusts is removed there is denuded red area left.There is regional adenitis  with out constituanal symptoms.It has got it’s variations.Homeopathic Medicines:Antim tart -Antim crud-Rhustox and viola tricolor are effective medicines according to symptoms and signs 

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