impetigo

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a very contagious infection of the skin

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ASO titre was positive in 2 patients, both patients having impetigo contagiosa and one patient had an associated tonsillitis also.
aureus was the most common organism isolated from impetigo contagiosa lesions in 50 cases (67.
Commonest focus of infection observed was caries teeth in 14% cases and tonsillitis in 10% cases, which were more frequently associated with impetigo contagiosa.
Regional lymphadenopathy observed in 52% of cases were mainly in patients with extensive impetigo contagiosa and that was the predominant type of pyoderma invading the lymphatic system.
Impetigo contagiosa was the commonest clinical type of pyoderma encountered in 76% of the patients.