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What is the Diagnosis – September 2018

kids sun exposure

At the visit, the girl’s skin scrapings were analyzed under the microscope with potassium hydroxide (KOH) and no fungal elements were seen. A culture from one of the lesions was positive for methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus. She was diagnosed with bullous impetigo (BI). Impetigo is the most common superficial skin infection and can present as a …

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What is the Diagnosis – September 2018

kids sun exposure

At the visit, the girl’s skin scrapings were analyzed under the microscope with potassium hydroxide (KOH) and no fungal elements were seen. A culture from one of the lesions was positive for methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus. She was diagnosed with bullous impetigo (BI). Impetigo is the most common superficial skin infection …

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