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Impetigo MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Impetigo
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.410.868.951.360
C01.150.252.410.890.587
C01.150.252.819.770.360
C01.800.720.770.360
C17.800.838.765.770.360
Unique ID
D007169
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007169
Annotation
a staph or strep infect of the skin
Scope Note
A common superficial bacterial infection caused by STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS or group A beta-hemolytic streptococci. Characteristics include pustular lesions that rupture and discharge a thin, amber-colored fluid that dries and forms a crust. This condition is commonly located on the face, especially about the mouth and nose.
Entry Term(s)
Impetigo Contagiosa
NLM Classification #
WR 225
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/01
Impetigo Preferred
Impetigo Contagiosa Related
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