Origin of impetigo
Related formsim·pe·tig·i·nous [im-pi-tij-uh-nuh s] /ˌɪm pɪˈtɪdʒ ə nəs/, adjective
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Impetigo, im-pe-tī′go, n. a skin disease characterised by thickly-set clusters of pustules.
Sulphur has been used with benefit in Eczema, Impetigo, and Lepra.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
Treated 10 cases of impetigo, three of toothache, two of ringworm.Health Work in the Public Schools|Leonard P. Ayres and May Ayres
This variety was formerly thought to be a distinct disease, and was described under the name of impetigo simplex.
How does impetigo contagiosa differ from these several diseases?