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bullous impetigo of the newborn

bullous impetigo of the newborn in Medicine

bullous impetigo of the newborn n.
A skin disorder in infants characterized by widely disseminated bullous lesions appearing soon after birth and caused by staphylococcal infection, occasionally complicated by streptococcal infection. Also called impetigo neonatorum, pemphigus gangrenosus.

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