Origin of impetigo
OTHER WORDS FROM impetigoim·pe·tig·i·nous [im-pi-tij-uh-nuhs], /ˌɪm pɪˈtɪdʒ ə nəs/, adjective
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How to use impetigo in a sentence
From impetigo contagiosa, and the flat pustular syphiloderm.
From what diseases is impetigo contagiosa to be differentiated?
This variety was formerly thought to be a distinct disease, and was described under the name of impetigo simplex.
It is closely allied to impetigo contagiosa, and may in fact be regarded as a markedly inflammatory form of the latter affection.
Similar abscesses are met with on the scalp in association with eczema, impetigo, and pediculosis.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles