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IMPETIGO & ECTHYMA
Impetigo is a very contagious, superficial, bacterial skin infection that easily spreads among people in close contact.
Most cases occur in children and resolve spontaneously without scarring in approximately 14 days.
Ecthyma is a deeply ulcerated form of impetigo that extends to the dermis.
It has "punched-out" ulcers with yellow crust and elevated violaceous margins.
Most cases occur in children and elderly.
It may be a de novo infection or superinfection.

Impetigo & Ecthyma Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Short-term treatment of upper & lower resp tract, skin & soft tissue, GUT infections. Tab & inj Sh...

Indication: Infections of nose-pharynx tract (tonsillitis, pharyngitis) & of paranasal sinuses; lower resp tract: bron...

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infection, upper & lower UTI, peritonitis, cholecystitis, cholangitis & o...

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections including sinusitis, otitis media & epiglottitis, bacterial pneumo...

Indication: Oral: Lower resp tract infections including bronchitis & pneumonia; skin & soft tissue infections; acu...

Indication: Nosocomial & community-acquired pneumonia including concurrent bacteremia; complicated & uncomplicated...

Indication: Maintain & improve normal skin condition.

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections, GUT, skin & soft tissue infections, gonorrhoea, acute uncomplicat...

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract, GUT, skin & soft tissue infections, gonorrhoea, acute uncomplicated gonococc...

Indication: Infections due to gm -ve & +ve organisms & non-penicillinase-producing staph.

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