impetigo neonatorum

[nē′ō-nā-tôrəm]

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.dermatitis exfoliativa infantum pemphigus gangrenosus

Nearby words

  1. imperturbation,
  2. impervious,
  3. impetiginous,
  4. impetigo,
  5. impetigo herpetiformis,
  6. impetigo vulgaris,
  7. impetrate,
  8. impetuosity,
  9. impetuous,
  10. impetus


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